hoggin

hogging (ˈhɒɡɪŋ)

/ (ˈhɒɡɪn) /

noun

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

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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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Example sentences 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)