pugging

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English[edit]

One form of pugging between the joists in a barn. In this sense the pugging material is held in place with sticks and is used as an insulation and air sealing material. Image: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed

Verb[edit]

pugging

  1. Present participle of pug.

Noun[edit]

pugging (countable and uncountable, plural puggings)

  1. (architecture) mortar etc. laid between the joists under the boards of a floor, or within a partition, to deaden sound.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (mortar etc. laid between joists): deafening (US)