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tog

[tog] /tɒg/
noun
1.
a coat.
2.
Usually, togs. clothes.
verb (used with object), togged, togging.
3.
to dress (often followed by out or up).
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; apparently short for earlier cant togeman(s), togman cloak, coat, equivalent to toge (late Middle English < Latin toga toga) + -man(s) obsolete cant suffix < ?
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British Dictionary definitions for togged

tog1

/tɒɡ/
verb togs, togging, togged
1.
often foll by up or out. to dress oneself, esp in smart clothes
noun
2.
See togs
Word Origin
C18: probably short for obsolete cant togemans coat, from Latin togatoga + -mans, of uncertain origin

tog2

/tɒɡ/
noun
1.
  1. a unit of thermal resistance used to measure the power of insulation of a fabric, garment, quilt, etc. The tog-value of an article is equal to ten times the temperature difference between its two faces, in degrees Celsius, when the flow of heat across it is equal to one watt per m²
  2. (as modifier): tog-rating
Word Origin
C20: arbitrary coinage from tog1 (noun)
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Word Origin and History for togged

tog

n.

1708, "any outer garment," shortened from togman "cloak, loose coat" (1560s), thieves' cant word, formed from French togue "cloak," from Latin toga (see toga). Middle English toge "toga" (14c.) was also a cant word for "coat."

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