fagot

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noun

fag·​ot ˈfa-gət How to pronounce fagot (audio)
variants or faggot
: 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

fagot

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verb

variants or faggot
fagoted or faggoted; fagoting or faggoting; fagots or faggots

transitive verb

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

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Middle English fagot, from Anglo-French

First Known Use

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

circa 1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fagot was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near fagot

Cite this Entry

“Fagot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fagot. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

fagot

noun
fag·​ot
variants or faggot
ˈfag-ət
: a bundle of sticks or twigs
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