Definition of Noggin

1. Noun. Informal terms for a human head.

Exact synonyms: Attic, Bean, Bonce, Dome, Noodle
Generic synonyms: Human Head
Derivative terms: Bean



Definition of Noggin

1. n. A small mug or cup.

Definition of Noggin

1. Noun. A small mug, cup or ladle. ¹

2. Noun. (dated) A measure equivalent to a gill. Also possibly linked to the phrase “naggin of vodka” (a small bottle of vodka). ¹

3. Noun. (slang) The head. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Noggin

1. a small cup [n -S]

Medical Definition of Noggin

1. 1. A small mug or cup. 2. A measure equivalent to a gill. Origin: Ir. Noigin, or Gael. Noigean. Cf. Lst Nog. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Noggin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (1898)
"Spoons, noggin, Cuter, and Dishes Bottles were made also of wood, and drinking-cups and " noggins," which were a sort of mug with a handle. ..."

2. The Claims of Japan and Malaysia Upon Christendom by C. W. King, G. Tradescant Lay (1839)
"... ascends the tree as often as is necessary to replenish his bamboo jug, which is handed from guest to guest, like a noggin of ale on a Saturday night. ..."

3. Cakes and Ale by Douglas William Jerrold (1852)
"How many women would have left you, you villain 1" shouted Mrs. noggin, stung by the sneer at her beauty. " Ha ! I've often thought that," said Jerry, ..."

4. Platform Echos; Or, Living Truths for Head & Heart ...: With a History of Mr by John Bartholomew Gough, Lyman Abbott (1886)
"... Made — Extraordinary Prescriptions — Mrs. McCarthy's "noggin of Rum"—How the Upholsterer Got Even with the Doctor —A Good Story — Anecdote of Rev. ..."

5. Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures by Douglas William Jerrold (1852)
"shouted Mrs. noggin, stung by the sneer at her beauty. "Ha! I've often thought that," said Jerry, "if I had"but known how to go to work. ..."

6. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"The sergeant . . . brought up his own mug of beer, into which a noggin of gin had been put. 2. (old). — A mug. 1635. HEYWOOD, Drunkard Opened, 45. ..."

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