nogging

[nog-ing]

Origin of nogging

First recorded in 1815–25; nog2 + -ing1

nog

2
[nog]
noun
  1. a block of wood, as one inserted into brickwork to provide a hold for nails.
  2. any wooden peg, pin, or block.
  3. Also nogging. one of a number of wooden pieces fitted between the principal timbers of a half-timbered wall.
verb (used with object), nogged, nog·ging.
  1. to fill (a framed wall or partition) with small masonry, as bricks or stones.

Origin of nog

2
1605–15; perhaps variant of knag, Middle English knagge spur, peg
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nogging

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

nog

1

nogg

noun
  1. Also called: flip a drink, esp an alcoholic one, containing beaten egg
  2. East Anglian dialect strong local beer

Word Origin for nog

C17 (originally: a strong beer): of obscure origin

nog

2
noun
  1. a wooden peg or block built into a masonry or brick wall to provide a fixing for nails
  2. short for nogging (def. 1)

Word Origin for nog

C17: origin unknown
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Word Origin and History for nogging

nog

n.

1690s, "old, strong type of beer brewed in Norfolk," of unknown origin. Cf. eggnog.

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