fagot

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

Definition of fagot

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

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

Definition of fagot (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

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

First Known Use of fagot

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

circa 1598, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fagot

Noun

Middle English fagot, from Anglo-French

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“Fagot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fagot. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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