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  • n. A ceramic raw material with a high percentage of silica and alumina.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Fragments of already burnt fire-clay, as of the old saggars of a porcelain factory, ground to powder and used, in admixture with fresh fireclay, in making new vessels. The old material serves to diminish the shrinkage of the mixture in the burning.

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