Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

sagger

noun sag·ger \ˈsa-gər\

Definition of sagger

  1. :  a box made of fireclay in which delicate ceramic pieces are fired



Variants of sagger

or saggar play \ˈsa-gər\

Origin of sagger

probably alteration of safeguard


First Known Use: 1752


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sagger? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to expose to danger or risk

Get Word of the Day daily email!