fagoting

noun fag·ot·ing \ ˈfa-gə-tiŋ \
variants: or faggoting

Definition of fagoting

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 : an openwork stitch joining hemmed edges

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First Known Use of fagoting

1885

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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