Origin of noggin
Examples from the Web for noggin
Virtual electronic brain is to be trusted; brain inside our noggin, and instincts therein, is to be suspected.
Watch video of others who took a cream pie to the noggin after Soupy set the standard.
Noggin said no more; and now everybody was busily engaged in preparing to start.Dick Onslow|W.H.G. Kingston
Work one pound to a cream with a noggin of brandy; then add to it by degrees your sugar, continuing to beat it very light.The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;|Charlotte Campbell Bury
And in the bottom o' the carriage they be to put a noggin o' rum in a small bottle, and chalk it up to my account.Tess of the d'Urbervilles|Thomas Hardy
When you get a notion in that noggin, it doesn't come out easily.The Flaming Mountain|Harold Leland Goodwin
The Noggin, without the adjective, occurs at a few places in Lancashire and Yorkshire.The History of Signboards|Jacob Larwood
British Dictionary definitions for noggin
Word Origin for noggin
Word Origin and History for noggin
1620s, "small cup, mug," later "small drink" (1690s), of unknown origin, possibly related to Norfolk dialectal nog "strong ale." Informal meaning "head" first attested 1866 in American English.