/nog/, n.
1. any beverage made with beaten eggs, usually with alcoholic liquor; eggnog.
2. a strong ale formerly brewed in Norfolk, England.
[1685-95; orig. uncert.]
/nog/, n., v., nogged, nogging.
1. a block of wood, as one inserted into brickwork to provide a hold for nails.
2. any wooden peg, pin, or block.
3. Also, nogging. one of a number of wooden pieces fitted between the principal timbers of a half-timbered wall.
4. to fill (a framed wall or partition) with small masonry, as bricks or stones.
[1605-15; perh. var. of knag, ME knagge spur, peg]

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