Definition of Sagger

1. n. A pot or case of fire clay, in which fine stoneware is inclosed while baking in the kiln; a seggar.



Definition of Sagger

1. Noun. A box or casing of clay used to protect delicate ceramics during firing; a saggar ¹

2. Noun. (slang) term for a young male who wears trousers very low on his hips, exposing underwear and/or his buttocks or lower abdominals. ¹

3. Noun. The NATO designation for a Soviet AT-3 series man-portable, wire-guided missile first deployed in the 1960's. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sagger

1. to saggar [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: saggar

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Literary usage of Sagger

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1. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1909)
"BY GEORGE SIMCOE, Northeast, Md. The rapid growth of our sagger ... Tliis being a purely mechanical test we assumed our sagger body to be all right for the ..."

2. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1909)
"THE LIFE OF A sagger. BY GEORGE SIMCOE. Northeast. ... This being a purely mechanical test we assumed our sagger both/ to be all right for the temperature, ..."

3. Drainage Reclamation in Tennessee: First Papers by Tennessee State Geological Survey, George Hall Ashley (1910)
"sagger clay—The sagger clays of this region are generally gotten from the edges ... A sagger clay is so called as it is used to make the receptacles called ..."

4. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1915)
"A COMPARISON OF COSTS PER sagger OF BISCUIT AND GLOST KILNS, ALSO OF KILN EXPENSE • * BY THOMAS ... The sagger measurements I give are outside to outside. ..."

5. The Manual of Practical Potting by Charles Fergus Binns (1901)
"sagger CLAY. 2 cwts. Weathered Grey Marl . ") 12 Ibs. Cryolite . . . J CRUCIBLE CLAY. 8 ins. Stourbridge Clay, 26 ozs. . 5 „ Ball Clay, 24 ozs. . 1 in. ..."

6. Treatise on Ceramic Industries: A Complete Manual for Pottery, Tile and by Emile Bourry, Wilton P. Rix (1901)
"Method of Filling the sagger. more difficult, because in that case, ... 293 shows a section of a sagger, into the walls of which are embedded small ..."

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