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jiggering
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: jollying
CATEGORY: ceramics
DEFINITION: A pottery-forming technique that involves use of a rotating mold that leaves its impression on either the interior or exterior surface of the vessel, which is otherwise shaped by wheel-throwing. When the clay body is placed within a concave mold, the process may be called jollying.
jolly
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: jolley, jollying (n.)
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: To form ceramic hollowware by a machine similar to a jigger, but the rotating mold forms the outside while a profile forms the interior

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