Search Result for "fagot":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. offensive term for an openly homosexual man;
[syn: fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf]

2. a bundle of sticks and branches bound together;
[syn: fagot, faggot]


VERB (3)

1. ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch;
- Example: "He fagotted the blouse for his wife"
[syn: faggot, fagot]

2. fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them;
[syn: faggot, fagot]

3. bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot;
- Example: "faggot up the sticks"
[syn: faggot, fagot, faggot up]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

fagot \fag"ot\ (f[a^]g"[u^]t) n. [F., prob. aug. of L. fax, facis, torch, perh. orig., a bundle of sticks; cf. Gr. fa`kelos bundle, fagot. Cf. Fagotto.] 1. A bundle of sticks, twigs, or small branches of trees, used for fuel, for raising batteries, filling ditches, or other purposes in fortification; a fascine. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A bundle of pieces of wrought iron to be worked over into bars or other shapes by rolling or hammering at a welding heat; a pile. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mus.) A bassoon. See Fagotto. [1913 Webster] 4. A person hired to take the place of another at the muster of a company. [Eng.] --Addison. [1913 Webster] 5. An old shriveled woman. [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster] Fagot iron, iron, in bars or masses, manufactured from fagots. Fagot vote, the vote of a person who has been constituted a voter by being made a landholder, for party purposes. [Political cant, Eng.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fagot \Fag"ot\v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fagoted; p. pr. & vb. n. Fagoting.] To make a fagot of; to bind together in a fagot or bundle; also, to collect promiscuously. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "fagot": backlog, bale, bavin, bindle, bolt, bouquet, brush, brushwood, budget, bundle, deck, fardel, fasces, fascine, firewood, kindling, kindlings, log, nosegay, pack, package, packet, parcel, posy, quiver, roll, rouleau, sheaf, stovewood, truss, wood, yule clog, yule log




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