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a finely sifted gravel containing enough clay binder for it to be used in its natural form for making paths or roads
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C19: perhaps the same as hogging from hog in the sense of arching the back, from the shape given to a road to facilitate drainage
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  • "That won't prevent you hoggin' more'n your share, I'll bet," said Potts pleasantly.

    The Magnetic North Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)

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