encastage

noun en·cas·tage \ äⁿkȧstȧzh \

Definition of encastage

plural -s
:the placing of pottery in a kiln for firing

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Origin and Etymology of encastage

French, action of placing pieces of pottery in saggers, from encaster to place (pieces of pottery) in saggers (irregular from en- 1en- + casette sagger, from case compartment, square of a chessboard—from Spanish casa square of a chessboard, house, from Latin, hut, cabin—+ -ette) + -age


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