hogging (ˈhɒɡɪŋ)


a finely sifted gravel containing enough clay binder for it to be used in its natural form for making paths or roads

Nearby words

  1. hogg, james,
  2. hogged,
  3. hogger,
  4. hoggery,
  5. hogget,
  6. hogging moment,
  7. hoggish,
  8. hoggishly,
  9. hogmanay,
  10. hogmolly

Word Origin for hoggin

C19: perhaps the same as hogging from hog in the sense of arching the back, from the shape given to a road to facilitate drainage

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Examples from the Web for hoggin

  • "That won't prevent you hoggin' more'n your share, I'll bet," said Potts pleasantly.

    The Magnetic North|Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)