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fagoting

[ fag-uh-ting ]
/ ˈfæg ə tɪŋ /
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noun
an openwork decoration of fabric in which thread is drawn in crisscross stitches across an open seam.
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Origin of fagoting

First recorded in 1880–85; fagot + -ing1

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