ogin

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Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Among various suggestions, it may be a corrupted form of hogwash (swill),[1] of noggin (a small measure of an alcoholic drink), or of ocean.

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ogin

  1. (UK, chiefly nautical and navy) A large body of water including the sea or the ocean.
    • 2004 April 6, DannyBoy, in Man Overboard Statistics...., in uk.rec.sailing, Usenet:
      Nobody has yet put up a suitable argument for *never* going into the ogin to help someone who can't raise their own head above the surface...

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  1. ^ Chambers 21st Century Dictionary