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nog·gin

 (nŏg′ĭn)
n.
1. A small mug or cup.
2. A unit of liquid measure equal to one quarter of a pint.
3. Slang The human head.

[Origin unknown.]

noggin

(ˈnɒɡɪn)
n
1. (Units) a small quantity of spirits, usually 1 gill
2. a small mug or cup
3. an informal word for head1
[C17: of obscure origin]

nog•gin

(ˈnɒg ən)

n.
1. a small mug.
2. a small amount of liquor, usu. a gill.
3. Informal. a person's head.
[1620–30; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noggin - informal terms for a human headnoggin - informal terms for a human head  
human head - the head of a human being

noggin

noun
Slang. The uppermost part of the body:
Slang: bean, block, conk, dome, noodle, nut.
Translations
druppeldruppelglasglaasjekopvingerhoed

noggin

[ˈnɒgɪn] N
1. (= glass) → vaso m pequeño; (loosely) → vaso m, caña f (de cerveza)
let's have a noggin (Brit) → tomemos algo
2. (= measure) medida de licor (= 1,42 decilitros)
3. (US) (= head) → coco m, calabaza f

noggin

n
(inf: = head) → Birne f (inf)
(Measure) → Becher m (ca. 0,15 Liter); let’s have a noggin (inf)wie wärs mit ’nem Gläschen? (inf)
References in classic literature ?
And now you see, mate, I'm pretty low, and deserted by all; and Jim, you'll bring me one noggin of rum, now, won't you, matey?
And in the bottom o' the carriage they be to put a noggin o' rum in a small bottle, and chalk it up to my account.
I don't know whether any of you, gentlemen, ever partook of a real substantial hospitable Scotch breakfast, and then went out to a slight lunch of a bushel of oysters, a dozen or so of bottled ale, and a noggin or two of whiskey to close up with.
The nymph with the bodice of oaken bark (she was the hamadryad of an oak) threw a handful of acorns among them; and the two and twenty hogs scrambled and fought for the prize, as if they had tasted not so much as a noggin of sour milk for a twelvemonth.
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Hit the studs as close to the bottom plate as you can, but not so hard that you pull out the nails on the top plate--that's a good way to catch a falling stud in the noggin.