Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

nog 1

1. A wooden block built into a masonry wall to hold nails that support joinery structures.
2. A wooden peg or pin.

[Origin unknown.]

nog 2

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(nɒɡ) or


1. (Brewing) Also called: flip a drink, esp an alcoholic one, containing beaten egg
2. (Brewing) dialect East Anglian strong local beer
[C17 (originally: a strong beer): of obscure origin]


1. (Building) a wooden peg or block built into a masonry or brick wall to provide a fixing for nails
2. (Building) short for nogging1
[C17: origin unknown]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014



1. any beverage made with beaten eggs; eggnog.
2. a strong ale formerly brewed in Norfolk, England.



a block of wood, as one in brickwork providing a hold for nails.
[1605–15; perhaps variant of knag, Middle English knagge fastener, peg]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nog - a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surfacenog - a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
golf tee, tee - a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground
tent peg - a peg driven into the ground to hold a rope supporting a tent
treenail, trenail, trunnel - a wooden peg that is used to fasten timbers in shipbuilding; water causes the peg to swell and hold the timbers fast
2.nog - a wooden block built into a masonry wall so that joinery structure can be nailed to it
block - a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
The Frenchman soon joined the German and the sheriff in the hall, who compelled him to take a seat with them at the table, where, by the aid of punch, wine, and egg nog, they soon extracted from the complaisant Monsieur Le Quoi the nature of his visit, it was evident that he had made the offer, as a duty which a well- bred man owed to a lady in such a retired place, before he had left the country, and that his feelings were but very little, if at all, interested in the matter.
Cast as Emmie's jaded physics teacher Walt, Dan Bottomley joins the Theatr na nOg team for a second time, following his Hong Kong debut with company in January 2019.
These mixes can also be formulated to be compatible with specific varieties of eggnog, for example, reduced fat or fat-free milk-based nogs or plant-based nogs, such as soy, almond and cashew.
There are six schools where "no intervention" is required and they include Luttrellstown Community College, Gaelscoil Shliabh Rua, in Dublin, Broombridge Educate Together National School, Scoil Choilm, Porterstown, Gaelscoil Thulach na nOg, Dunboyne and Gaelscoil Teach Giuise, Firhouse.
Nog Veel Minder Energie Makelaar has been designed as an energy contract comparison platform for consumers to choose the most cost-effective energy supplier in the Netherlands.
Conclusion: The current study reported the genetic variability and concluded that the Brachdacytyly type A2 and type B2 resulted due to mutation in GDF5 and NOG genes respectively.
Eye of the Storm is a new country musical written by Theatr na nOg's artistic director Geinor Styles, with original songs by Wadge, who wrote the Grammy award-winning Thinking Out Loud with Ed Sheeran.
Scientists at CIEA developed the NOG mouse, an extremely severe combined immunodeficient mouse, by combining the standard NOD/scid mouse with the interleukin-2 receptor-?chain knockout (IL2r?KO) mouse.
As a half-sister to Irish Derby winner Soldier Of Fortune, big things were expected of Ceol Na Nog but she took time to hit top gear.
By die werk worstel hy met nog meer vrae: Word al die moorde deur dieselfde monster gepleeg?
New York: Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) downgraded Northern Oil and Gas, Inc's (NOG) Corporate Family Rating (CFR) to Caa2 from B3, Probability of Default Rating (PDR) to Caa2-PD from B3-PD, and the ratings on its senior unsecured notes to Caa3 from Caa1.