fagoting

[ fag-uh-ting ]
/ ˈfæg ə tɪŋ /

noun

an openwork decoration of fabric in which thread is drawn in crisscross stitches across an open seam.

Words nearby fagoting

Also British, fag·got·ing.

Origin of fagoting

First recorded in 1880–85; fagot + -ing1

Definition for faggoting (2 of 2)

fagot
[ fag-uh t ]
/ ˈfæg ət /

noun

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.

verb (used with object)

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

OTHER WORDS FROM fagot

fag·ot·er, nounun·fag·ot·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for faggoting

faggoting

esp US fagoting

/ (ˈfæɡətɪŋ) /

noun

decorative needlework done by tying vertical threads together in bundles
a decorative way of joining two hems by crisscross stitches
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