- a bundle of sticks, twigs, or branches bound together and used as fuel, a fascine, a torch, etc.
- a bundle; bunch.
- a bundle of pieces of iron or steel to be welded, hammered, or rolled together at high temperature.
- bouquet garni.
- to bind or make into a fagot.
- to ornament with fagoting.
Also British, fag·got.
Origin of fagot
1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French; of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for fagot
Fagot vote, a vote created by the partitioning of a property into as many tenements as will entitle the holders to vote.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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Fagot stitch from side to side catching the thread into the running stitches.The Library of Work and Play: Needlecraft
Effie Archer Archer
Word Origin and History for fagot
early spelling of faggot (n.1).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper