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fag·otalso fag·got (făg′ət)
1. A bundle of twigs, sticks, or branches bound together.
2. A bundle of pieces of iron or steel to be welded or hammered into bars.
tr.v. fag·ot·ed, fag·ot·ing, fag·ots also fag·got·ed or fag·got·ing or fag·gots
1. To bind into a fagot; bundle.
2. To decorate with fagoting.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Old Provençal, possibly from Vulgar Latin *facus, from Greek phakelos, bundle.]
1. a bundle of sticks, twigs, or branches bound together and used as fuel, a fascine, a torch, etc.
2. a bundle; bunch.
3. a bundle of pieces of iron or steel to be welded, hammered, or rolled together at high temperature.v.t.
4. to bind or make into a fagot.
5. to ornament with fagoting.Also, Brit., faggot.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French; of obscure orig.]
Past participle: fagoted
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|Noun||1.||fagot - offensive term for an openly homosexual man|
|2.||fagot - a bundle of sticks and branches bound together|
|Verb||1.||fagot - ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch; "He fagotted the blouse for his wife"|
|2.||fagot - fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them|
metallurgy - the science and technology of metals
|3.||fagot - bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot; "faggot up the sticks"|
n (esp US sl: = homosexual) → Schwule(r) m (inf)