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fagoting

noun fag·ot·ing \ˈfa-gə-tiŋ\

Definition of fagoting

  1. 1 :  an embroidery produced by pulling out horizontal threads from a fabric and tying the remaining cross threads into groups of an hourglass shape

  2. 2 :  an openwork stitch joining hemmed edges



Illustration of fagoting

1885

First Known Use of fagoting

1885

Variants of fagoting

or faggoting \ˈfa-gə-tiŋ\

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