noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1630 1. a small mug or cup 2. a small quantity (as a gill) of drink 3. a person's head

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  • Noggin — Nog gin, n. [Ir. noigin, or Gael. noigean. Cf. 1st {Nog}.] 1. A small mug or cup. [1913 Webster] 2. A measure equivalent to a gill. Hence: a small quantity of a beverage. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. The head (of a person). [slang] Syn: noodle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noggin — (n.) 1620s, small cup, mug, later small drink (1690s), of unknown origin, possibly related to Norfolk dialectal NOG (Cf. nog) strong ale. Informal meaning head first attested 1866 in American English …   Etymology dictionary

  • noggin — ► NOUN informal 1) a person s head. 2) a small quantity of alcoholic drink, typically a quarter of a pint. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • noggin — [näg′in] n. [prob. < NOG2] 1. a small cup or mug 2. one fourth of a pint: a measure for ale or liquor ☆ 3. Informal the head …   English World dictionary

  • Noggin — The N Noggin est une chaîne de télévision par câble américaine, destinée aux enfants en bas âge et diffusant ses programmes de 6 h à 18 h (Côte Est), soit de 3 h à 15 h (Côte Ouest). À 18 h / 15 h, Noggin devient The N, chaîne destinée aux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • noggin — noun /ˈnɑɡɨn,ˈnɑɡn̩,ˈnɒɡɪn/ a) A small mug, cup or ladle. Here Nat Adams, the burly bar keeper, dispensed bad whisky at the rate of two shillings a noggin, or a guinea a bottle… b) A measure equivalent to a gill. Also possibly linked to the… …   Wiktionary

  • noggin — See: USE ONE S HEAD or USE ONE S NOGGIN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • noggin — See: USE ONE S HEAD or USE ONE S NOGGIN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • noggin — nog|gin [ˈnɔgın US ˈna: ] n old fashioned 1.) a small amount of an alcoholic drink 2.) informal your head or brain ▪ Use your noggin (=think) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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