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also sag·gar  (săg′ər)
1. A protective casing of fire clay in which delicate ceramic articles are fired.
2. Clay used to make ceramic casings.

[Perhaps alteration of safeguard.]
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7mm heavy machine guns and anti-tank missiles ranging from the relatively antiquated wire-guided Sagger to more modern systems such as the laser beam-guided Kornet.
The sagger is a protective box made of clay that holds the ware in the kiln.
The court was told Sampson had arranged to buy the Sagger from an arms dealer he met at a Kent military show two years ago.
In tonight's finale, Superintendent Heaton and MP Paul Sagger shot at in the hospital car park.
MP Paul Sagger is exposed as an antiques smuggler and Grace discovers Heaton was one of the intended targets in the concert shooting.
Well, as far as I can recall Dan, a sagger was a ceramic box used to hold pottery for firing in a kiln and therefore a sagger-maker was a man who made saggers.
The author describes and illustrates the more primitive and inexpensive technologies of raku, sagger, sawdust, pit, and above-ground firing.
If that was booked, The Power could have taken the game back to its pub roots and played at the Sagger Makers Bottom Knocker in Burslem.
Fictional MP Paul Sagger is accused by The Bill of looting an antique dagger from a museum in Baghdad.
Superintendent Heaton and MP Paul Sagger escape injury when gunshots are fired at their car.
It's the second of this three-part storyline about MP Paul Sagger (Tom Chadbon, above) who was involved with the shootings at the Rock Against Racism concert.
He made the sagger - a container used in the process of making pottery.