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noggin

a small quantity of spirits, usually 1 gill
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If the floorboards have been lifted for heating pipes or wires, they may have been damaged and could need to be supported with timber dwangs or noggins.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO BE DISSOLVED FROM THE REGISTER OF COMPANIES (a) GBC PTY LIMITED having its registered office at 71 Parnell Street, Dublin 1 and having its principal place of business at 71 Parnell Street, Dublin 1 having ceased to trade and (b)PATRICK & OWEN O'GRADY LIMITED, having its registered office at Six Noggins, Killadoon P.O., Westport, Co Mayo and having its principal place of business at Six Noggins, Killadoon P.O., Westport, Co Mayo having ceased to trade and each of which has no assets or liabilities, has each resolved to notify the Register of Companies that the Company is not carrying on business and to request the Registrar on that basis to exercise his powers pursuant to Section 311 of the Companies Act 1963 to strike the name of the Company off the register.
They just are not engaging their "noggins", interim manager Richard Ord believes.