saggar

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, possibly a contracted form of safeguard.

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Noun[edit]

saggar (plural saggars)

  1. A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
  2. Fireclay used to make ceramic casings.

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References[edit]

  • Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.[1] (etymology)