hogging (ˈhɒɡɪŋ)

/ (ˈhɒɡɪn) /

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

Origin of 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

Words Nearby hoggin

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How to use hoggin in a sentence

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

    The Magnetic North | Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • Of course, I could ask more, an' take a wide chance, but I ain't hoggin' things.

    Isle o' Dreams | Frederick F. Moore