sagger

noun
sag·​ger | \ ˈsa-gər How to pronounce sagger (audio) \
variants: or saggar

Definition of sagger

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

First Known Use of sagger

1752, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sagger

probably alteration of safeguard

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“Sagger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sagger. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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