Definition of Hoggin

1. Noun. A mixture of sand, gravel etc., used as a base for laying pavements and paths ¹



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Definition of Hoggin

1. a mixture containing gravel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoggin

hoggaster
hoggasters
hogged
hogger
hogger-pump
hogger pump
hogger pumps
hoggerel
hoggerels
hoggeries
hoggerpipe
hoggers
hoggery
hogget
hoggets
hoggin (current term)
hogginess
hoggings
hoggins
hoggish
hoggishly
hoggishness
hoggishnesses
hoggs
hoggy
hogh
hogherd
hogherds
hoghood

Literary usage of Hoggin

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1. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"hoggin, 08 Cal. 255, 10 Рас. 736. In English ecclesiastical law. A spiritual corporation entitled to the profits of a benefice. APPROVAL. ..."

2. Yanks: A.E.F. Verse (1919)
"... hoggin' IT Well, I've eaten food sublime, and I've eaten food that's rotten, From Alaska's ... hoggin ..."

3. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1852)
"... villas entirely of concrete, composed of one part of Francis' Medina Cement mixed with six parts of coarse gravel and two of hoggin or coarse sand. ..."

4. Pacific States Reports by California Supreme Court, Idaho Supreme Court, Kansas Supreme Court, Montana Supreme Court, Nevada Supreme Court, Oregon Supreme Court, Utah Supreme Court, Washington (State). Supreme Court (1906)
"Clark, and that Ro^rrs was privy to the judgment of hoggin v. ... hoggin simply determined that relief would not be granted against a threatened or ..."

5. Modern Road Construction: A Practical Treatise for the Use of Engineers by Francis Wood (1920)
"A loamy or ferruginous hoggin is frequently added to the fine material so that ... A newly made road is composed of granite and hoggin in somewhat the ..."

6. The Science of Road Making by Clemens Herschel, Edward P. North (1894)
"The binding called " hoggin," which is a loam with coarse sand and gravel ... When compacted, hoggin was added in sufficient quantity, and with enough water ..."

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