sag·​ger ˈsa-gər How to pronounce sagger (audio)
variants or saggar
: a box made of fireclay in which delicate ceramic pieces are fired

Word History


probably alteration of safeguard

First Known Use

1752, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sagger was in 1752

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Cite this Entry

“Sagger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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