Saggar

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Saggar sag′ar a box of hard pottery in which porcelain is enclosed for baking—also v.t.ns. Sagg′ard; Sagg′ar-house, a house in which unbaked vessels are put into saggars.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

It's not one o' them Fuge brothers saggar-makers at Longshaw, is it?
"The Grim Smile of the Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
The ware being thoroughly dried, is packed into saggars and burnt in the furnace to biscuit.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
In one corner a load of coal had been cast; in another lay a heap of broken saggars.
"Anna of the Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
The making of rough saggars is not difficult if a supply of fire clay is to hand, or clay and grog will serve at a pinch.
"Pottery, for Artists Craftsmen & Teachers" by George J. Cox
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