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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 Provençal, possibly from Vulgar Latin *facus, from Greek phakelos, bundle.]

fag•ot

(ˈfæg 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
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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)
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Seizing the boat-knife, he critically reached within --through --and then, without --the rays of steel; dragged in the line beyond, passed it, inboard, to the bowsman, and then, twice sundering the rope near the chocks --dropped the intercepted fagot of steel into the sea; and was all fast again.
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.
All is unholy to it that is not simple; fain, likewise, would it play with the fire--of the fagot and stake.
As we stepped into the vast enclosed court of the castle I got a shock; for the first thing I saw was the stake, standing in the center, and near it the piled fagots and a monk.
or we should be sitting in flaming fagots, I suppose,' retorted the singer.
Hay and straw were stored in that portion of the place, fagots for firing, and a heap of apples in sand.
On the very evening of the ceremony, Athanase and his mother were sitting, after their dinner, over a little fire of fagots, which the servant lighted usually at dessert.
Then was heard a great noise of fagots being removed and of the groaning of posts; these were the counterscarps and bastions of Athos, which the besieged himself demolished.
To give force to their threat, a pyre of logs and fagots was heaped up and kindled into a blaze.
D'Artagnan was pleased that the grocer had drawn from behind the fagots a bottle of that Anjou wine which during all his life had been D'Artagnan's favorite wine.
It was here, about twelve o'clock one night during the severe winter the comments of his neighbours upon his singular propensity - that Pierre Bon-Bon, I say, having turned them all out of his house, locked the door upon them with an oath, and betook himself in no very pacific mood to the comforts of a leather-bottomed arm-chair, and a fire of blazing fagots.