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fag·ot

also fag·got  (făg′ət)
n.
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 Provencal, possibly from Vulgar Latin *facus, from Greek phakelos, bundle.]

fag•ot

(ˈf?g ət)

n.
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.]
fag′ot•er, n.

fagot


Past participle: fagoted
Gerund: fagoting

Imperative
fagot
fagot
Present
I fagot
you fagot
he/she/it fagots
we fagot
you fagot
they fagot
Preterite
I fagoted
you fagoted
he/she/it fagoted
we fagoted
you fagoted
they fagoted
Present Continuous
I am fagoting
you are fagoting
he/she/it is fagoting
we are fagoting
you are fagoting
they are fagoting
Present Perfect
I have fagoted
you have fagoted
he/she/it has fagoted
we have fagoted
you have fagoted
they have fagoted
Past Continuous
I was fagoting
you were fagoting
he/she/it was fagoting
we were fagoting
you were fagoting
they were fagoting
Past Perfect
I had fagoted
you had fagoted
he/she/it had fagoted
we had fagoted
you had fagoted
they had fagoted
Future
I will fagot
you will fagot
he/she/it will fagot
we will fagot
you will fagot
they will fagot
Future Perfect
I will have fagoted
you will have fagoted
he/she/it will have fagoted
we will have fagoted
you will have fagoted
they will have fagoted
Future Continuous
I will be fagoting
you will be fagoting
he/she/it will be fagoting
we will be fagoting
you will be fagoting
they will be fagoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fagoting
you have been fagoting
he/she/it has been fagoting
we have been fagoting
you have been fagoting
they have been fagoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fagoting
you will have been fagoting
he/she/it will have been fagoting
we will have been fagoting
you will have been fagoting
they will have been fagoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fagoting
you had been fagoting
he/she/it had been fagoting
we had been fagoting
you had been fagoting
they had been fagoting
Conditional
I would fagot
you would fagot
he/she/it would fagot
we would fagot
you would fagot
they would fagot
Past Conditional
I would have fagoted
you would have fagoted
he/she/it would have fagoted
we would have fagoted
you would have fagoted
they would have fagoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fagot - offensive term for an openly homosexual manfagot - offensive term for an openly homosexual man
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
gay man, shirtlifter - a homosexual man
2.fagot - a bundle of sticks and branches bound togetherfagot - a bundle of sticks and branches bound together
sheaf, bundle - a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
Verb1.fagot - ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch; "He fagotted the blouse for his wife"
broider, embroider - decorate with needlework
2.fagot - fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them
metallurgy - the science and technology of metals
tie down, tie up, truss, bind - secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
3.fagot - bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot; "faggot up the sticks"
tie down, tie up, truss, bind - secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
Translations

fagot

n (esp US sl: = homosexual) → Schwule(r) m (inf)
References in classic literature ?
All is unholy to it that is not simple; fain, likewise, would it play with the fire--of the fagot and stake.
They had escaped shipwreck; conflagration; Indian tomahawks and war-clubs; the fagot and the stake; nay, even the cannibal maws of the South Sea Islanders.
scholars addressing a bourgeois in that fashion in my day would have been flogged with a fagot, which would have afterwards been used to burn them.