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fagot

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noun fag·ot \ ˈfa-gət \
variants: or faggot

Definition of fagot

:bundle: such as
a :a bundle of sticks
b :a bundle of pieces of wrought iron to be shaped by rolling or hammering at high temperature

Origin and Etymology of fagot

Middle English fagot, from Anglo-French


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fagot

verb
variants: or faggot

Definition of fagot

transitive verb
:to make a fagot (see 1fagot) of :bind together into a bundle
  • fagoted sticks

First Known Use of fagot

circa 1598


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