Sagger
Sagger Sag"ger, n. [See {Seggar}.] 1. A pot or case of fire clay, in which fine stoneware is inclosed while baking in the kiln; a seggar. [1913 Webster]

2. The clay of which such pots or cases are made. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Sagger — may mean:* AT 3 Sagger (9M14 Malyutka), a Soviet anti tank missile * Sagger, a misspelling of saggar, a protective casing of fire clay in which delicate ceramic articles are fired * A sagger is someone who wears his pants below the waist to… …   Wikipedia

  • sagger — or saggar [sag′ər] n. [dial. saggard, contr. < ? SAFEGUARD] 1. a thin, protective box of fire clay for baking finer or more delicate ceramics in the kiln 2. the clay of which it is made vt. to bake in a sagger …   English World dictionary

  • sagger — Seggar Seg gar, n. [Prov. E. saggard a seggar, seggard a sort of riding surtout, contr. fr. safeguard.] A case or holder made of fire clay, in which fine pottery is inclosed while baking in the kin. [Written also {saggar}, {sagger}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sagger — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sagger peut désigner : un pratiquant du sagging ; le missile antichar soviétique filoguidé Malyutka 9M14, suivant son code OTAN. Catégorie :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sagger — /sag euhr/, n. 1. a box or case made of refractory baked clay in which the finer ceramic wares are enclosed and protected while baking. 2. a hard unlayered clay underlying many coal beds. v.t. 3. to place in or on a sagger. Also, saggar, seggar.… …   Universalium

  • sagger — or saggar noun Etymology: probably alteration of safeguard Date: 1752 a box made of fireclay in which delicate ceramic pieces are fired …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sagger — a large boat load of fish (Newfoundland). Also called swamper …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sagger — noun a) A box or casing of clay used to protect delicate ceramics during firing; a saggar b) term for a young male who wears trousers very low on his hips, exposing underwear and/or his buttocks or lower abdominals …   Wiktionary

  • Sagger — Soviet antitank missile …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Sagger — n. anti tank missile …   English contemporary dictionary

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