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nogg

[nog] /nɒg/
noun, Carpentry.
1.
a shave for shaping dowels and handles.
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  • noggs, Ralph Nickleby's one-eyed clerk, was there to see him off, and put a letter into his hand as he started.

    Tales from Dickens Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  • But it was only a friend of Mr. noggs, who lived upstairs, and who had come down to say that Mr. noggs was wanted.

  • The letter noggs had given him he remembered at last to read.

    Tales from Dickens Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  • He tried hard for some days to find a situation, but failed, and he would not take money from noggs, who was so poor himself.

    Tales from Dickens Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  • I saw you were anxious, and thought it might be about Mr noggs; that's all.'

  • I have a brother, Mr. noggs—the only relation I have—and all that time I never saw him once.

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