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nogging

[nog-ing] /ˈnɒg ɪŋ/
noun
1.
masonry, as bricks, used to fill the spaces between studs or other framing members.
2.
nog2 (def 3).
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; nog2 + -ing1

nog2

[nog] /nɒg/
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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Examples from the web for nogging
  • 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.
  • The space between the wall studs is interfiled with brick nogging.
  • The walls are filled with brick nogging, installed between the studs, probably to deter rodents and to provide insulation.
  • Areas of brick nogging were uncovered during repair of sections of weatherboard by the current owner.
  • Thermal insulation was rudimentary--often wattle and daub, brick and wood nogging.
  • It is one story and of simple braced frame construction with brick nogging covered with weather boards.
British Dictionary definitions for nogging

nogging

/ˈnɒɡɪŋ/
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

nog1

/nɒɡ/
noun
1.
Also called flip. a drink, esp an alcoholic one, containing beaten egg
2.
(East Anglian, dialect) strong local beer
Word Origin
C17 (originally: a strong beer): of obscure origin

nog2

/nɒɡ/
noun
1.
a wooden peg or block built into a masonry or brick wall to provide a fixing for nails
2.
short for nogging (sense 1)
Word Origin
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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