Definition of nogging in English:



mass nounBuilding
  • 1Brickwork in a timber frame.

    • ‘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. 1.1count noun A horizontal piece of wood fixed to a framework to strengthen it.
      • ‘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 nog + -ing.