Definition of hoggin in English:


Line breaks: hog¦gin
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒɡɪn


[mass noun]
A mixture of sand and gravel, used especially as hard core in road-building.
More example sentences
  • Be aware that a really deep gravel path can be difficult to walk on and wheel things across, so put down well-compacted hardcore or hoggin first, followed by a thinner layer of gravel.
  • He was not an expert and was not qualified to say whether the laying of hoggin as opposed to tarmac made this community garden dangerous.
  • The blocks produced in the shed were dried in the open on concrete strips set in hoggin.


mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

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