nogging

[ nog-ing ]
/ ˈnɒg ɪŋ /

noun

masonry, as bricks, used to fill the spaces between studs or other framing members.

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Origin of nogging

First recorded in 1815–25; nog2 + -ing1

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British Dictionary definitions for nogging

nogging
/ (ˈnɒɡɪŋ) /

noun

Also called: nog, (Scot and NZ) dwang a short horizontal timber member used between the studs of a framed partition
masonry or brickwork between the timber members of a framed construction
a number of wooden pieces fitted between the timbers of a half-timbered wall
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