Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Brickwork used to fill in the open spaces in a wall between studs or or other framing members.
  • noun A short horizontal wooden beam used to strengthen upright posts in the framework of a wall.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In building, brickwork serving to fill the interstices between wooden quarters, especially in partitions.
  • noun In ship carpentry, the act of securing the heels of the shores with treenails. See nog.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Rough brick masonry used to fill in the interstices of a wooden frame, in building.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of nog.
  • noun A horizontal beam used in the construction of a building, especially to strengthen upright posts
  • noun Rough brick masonry used to fill open spaces

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun rough brick masonry used to fill in the gaps in a wooden frame

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From nog.]

Examples

  • Not Blogging (otherwise known as nogging) « Squash

    Not Blogging (otherwise known as nogging) « Squash

  • I'm going to have put that in the old nogging and try to figure out what that means.....

    Please do not drink my smoothie....it's medicinal.

  • I'm afraid I couldn't stop laughing when I realised that the only apple to actually have fallen off the tree had managed to hit him right on the nogging!

    Snell-Pym » Russet Apple Harvest

  • I'm afraid I couldn't stop laughing when I realised that the only apple to actually have fallen off the tree had managed to hit him right on the nogging!

    Snell-Pym » 2007 » October

  • Scorched into my nogging Harry Chapin came from a lot of money, but he was driving a damn Ford Pinto.

    Old Pop Mannion completes another trip around the sun

  • She was out "egg-nogging," as I used to call it, when Mrs. Sewall called.

    The Fifth Wheel A Novel

  • Tea at a tiny inn sunk in a dell through which a sleepy lane trickled between high banks -- tea in the pocket garden under sweet-smelling limes, where stocks stood orderly and honeysuckle sprawled over the brick-nogging, brought back old days of happy fellowship, just to outshine their memory.

    Anthony Lyveden

  • There were houses of brick-nogging, which derived their chief support from those adjoining.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • There were houses of brick-nogging, which derived their chief support from those adjoining.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • She's in that stage where she takes some nasty spills about 5 times a day - the stage poor Shane-bug was stuck in for awhile because of his disproportionately large nogging.

    Pho for Five

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