[ fag-uh t ]
/ 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.
Also British, fag·got.
Origin of fagot
1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French; of obscure origin
Related formsfag·ot·er, nounun·fag·ot·ed, adjective
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Word Origin and History for fagot
early spelling of faggot (n.1).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper