nogging

[nog-ing]
noun
1.
masonry, as bricks, used to fill the spaces between studs or other framing members.
2.
nog ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1815–25; nog2 + -ing1

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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, nogging.
4.
to fill (a framed wall or partition) with small masonry, as bricks or stones.

Origin:
1605–15; perhaps variant of knag, Middle English knagge spur, peg

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nog or nogg1 (nɒɡ)
 
n
1.  Also called: flip a drink, esp an alcoholic one, containing beaten egg
2.  dialect (East Anglian) strong local beer
 
[C17 (originally: a strong beer): of obscure origin]
 
nogg or nogg1
 
n
 
[C17 (originally: a strong beer): of obscure origin]

nog2 (nɒɡ)
 
n
1.  a wooden peg or block built into a masonry or brick wall to provide a fixing for nails
2.  short for nogging
 
[C17: origin unknown]

nogging (ˈnɒɡɪŋ)
 
n
1.  nog, Also called: 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

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Example sentences
The spaces between the timbers were filled with brick nogging laid in courses.
The walls of nogging covered with clapboards rise two stories to a gabled roof,
  which has several dormers.
Exterior walls of the main portion retain their brick and clay nogging.
The wall plaster was applied directly over the framing and brick nogging.
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