from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Made of flax or hemp
  • n. Coarse linen; a garment made of this.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made of hemp; hence, hard; rough; harsh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made of nogs or hemp.
  • Thick; clumsy; rough.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • "Nay, I did na say thee wor a noggen-yed; I said Lawyer said thee were a noggen-yed," was a poor apology, once spoken in Lancashire.

    The Bed-Book of Happiness

  • (_Anglicè_, "You ox-headed lout, are you stone deaf?"); and more frequently the terms, _pudding-yed_ and _noggen-yed_ have been addressed in my hearing to obtuse and stupid folk.

    The Bed-Book of Happiness

  • The former requires no comment, and an explanation of the latter -- _noggen_, hard, rough, coarse -- may be found in Johnson.

    The Bed-Book of Happiness

  • 'I wish some wan would take me by the ear and lade me round to the ould shebeen, and set me down, and fill a noggen of whusky and make me dhrink it -- whether I would or no!'

    You Never Know Your Luck; being the story of a matrimonial deserter. Volume 3.

  • WHAT THE BLOODY HECK DOES THIS CONVERSATION MEAN? my focus has been of like i tripped over some dudes foot and i bonked my noggen pretty hard i think im confuzzled. so do you think he is unconditionally and irrevocably in love with me? almost like how the tiger fell in love with the goat?

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  • I am really skeptical about all of his tricks, this one is still makin me scratch my noggen … I want to agree with “i know the answer” about the woman with no lower half cuz i seen that on TLC, but i dont think it is the same woman, and well as for two little people, its kind of hard to say that because look at the feet, either electronics on the bottem and a little person on top .. how come we cant see the womans belly wen she takes off? how come her shirt is soooooo baggy … magic = illusion … so he aint magic thats 4 sure … i dunno, someone come up with a theory besides little people and electronics …

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