Definition of nogging in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈnɒɡɪŋ


[mass noun] Building
1Brickwork in a timber frame.
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  • The wonderful nogging, including herringbone again, may be part of the original building - note the date in the brickwork of the lower storey: 1620.
  • Brick nogging is a European method of construction which was brought to the new world in the early nineteenth century.
1.1 [count noun] A horizontal piece of wood fixed to a framework to strengthen it.
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  • Ensure that noggings, bearers, etc required to support fixtures and fittings are accurately positioned and securely fixed.
  • Noggings should be fixed between joists.


early 19th century: from nog1 + -ing1.

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