[ fag-uht ]
/ ˈfæg ət /
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.
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Also British, fag·got .
Origin of fagot
1250–1300; Middle English <Anglo-French, Old French; of obscure origin
OTHER WORDS FROM fagotfag·ot·er, nounun·fag·ot·ed, adjective
Words nearby fagot
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