Complete Definition of "saggar"

English

Etymology

Uncertain, possibly a contracted form of safeguard.

Pronunciation
:(US) IPA: /Ësæg.Éɹ/
:(UK) IPA: /Ësæg.É/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æɡÉ(r)|-æɡÉ(r)

Noun
saggar

  1. A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
  2. fireclay used to make ceramic casings

Alternative spellings
sagger

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L4+ not in L3 POS section
German: Brennkapsel f

See also
saggar maker
saggar maker's bottom knocker

References
Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.1 (etymology)

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Revision and Credits for"saggar"
  • 2007-05-25 17:15 - AutoFormat - +{{rfc-level|Translations at L4+ not in L3 POS section}}, gender -[[Brennkapsel]] ''f'' +[[Brennkapsel]] {{f}}

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