togging

tog

[tog]
noun
1.
a coat.
2.
Usually, togs. clothes.
verb (used with object), togged, togging.
3.
to dress (often followed by out or up ).

Origin:
1775–85; 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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tog1 (tɒɡ)
 
vb (often foll by up or out) , togs, togging, togged
1.  to dress oneself, esp in smart clothes
 
n
2.  See togs
 
[C18: probably short for obsolete cant togemans coat, from Latin togatoga + -mans, of uncertain origin]

tog2 (tɒɡ)
 
n
a.  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
 b.  (as modifier): tog-rating
 
[C20: arbitrary coinage from tog1 (noun)]

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tog
1708, "any outer garment," shortened from togman "cloak, loose coat" (1567), thieves' cant word, formed from Fr. togue "cloak," from L. toga (see toga). M.E. toge "toga" (14c.) was also a cant word for "coat." Plural form togs is first recorded 1779. Toggery "clothes collectively"
is recorded from 1812.
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