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.