[ fag-uht ]

  1. a bundle of sticks, twigs, or branches bound together and used as fuel, a fascine, a torch, etc.

  2. a bundle; bunch.

  1. a bundle of pieces of iron or steel to be welded, hammered, or rolled together at high temperature.

verb (used with object)
  1. to bind or make into a fagot.

  2. to ornament with fagoting.

Origin of fagot

1250–1300; Middle English <Anglo-French, Old French; of obscure origin
  • Also British, fag·got .

Other words from fagot

  • fag·ot·er, noun
  • un·fag·ot·ed, adjective

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