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fagot

noun

  1. (bundle)  a bundle of sticks and branches bound together
    Synonyms: faggot. Type of: bundle
  2. (homosexual)  a homosexual man
    Synonyms: gay man, …. Type of: homosexual

verb

  1. (embroider)  to ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch
    Synonyms: faggot. Type of: embroider
  2. (metallurgy)  to fasten together rods of iron to heat or weld them
    Synonyms: faggot. Topic: metallurgy. Type of: tie down
  3. (faggot up)  to bind or tie up in, or as if in, a faggot
    Synonyms: faggot, faggot up, fagot up. Type of: tie down

Etymology summary

Middle English from Old French, with change of suffix from Vulgar Latin...
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

New World Dictionary:

fagot

a bundle of sticks, twigs, or branches, especially for use as fuel | [metallurgy] a bundle or heap of iron or steel pieces to be worked into bars by ... (28 of 64 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/fagot

Collins Dictionary:

fagot [United States] | faggot

[especially US] Same as "faggot" | a bundle of sticks or twigs, especially when bound together and used as fuel | a bundle of iron bars, especially a ... (26 of 327 words, 7 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/fagot

Wikipedia:

Fagot [disambiguation]

may refer to: Jean-Noël Fagot (born 1958), French ice speed skater | Emilio Fagot (1883 - 1946), Puerto Rican politician | Jacques Sébastien François Léonce Marie Paul Fagot (1942 - 1908), French malacologist | Samuel Pierre Auguste Fagot (1797 -... (37 of 138 words, 12 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Fagot

American Heritage Dictionary:

fagot | fagoted [past tense] | faggoted [past tense] | fagoting [present participle] | faggoting [present participle] | fagots [3rd-person singular present] | faggots [3rd-person singular present] | faggot [sense-specific]

A bundle of twigs, sticks, or branches bound together. | A bundle of pieces of iron or steel to be welded or hammered into bars. | To bind into a ... (28 of 68 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/fagot

Random House Dictionary:

fagot | faggot [British, sense-specific] | bouquet garni [British, sense-specific]

a bundle of sticks, twigs, or branches bound together and used as fuel, a fascine, a torch, etc. | a bundle; bunch. | a bundle of pieces of iron or ... (28 of 67 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/fagot

Wiktionary:

fagot | fagots [plural] | fagoted [past tense] | fagoting [present participle] | faggot [sense-specific]

A bundle of sticks, twigs or small tree branches bound together, usually with two bands or withes, while a bavin has only one. | [slang, United States] A (male) homosexual. | NATO code name for the Soviet MiG-15 fighter aircraft. | [transitive] To make... (41 of 60 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/fagot

Merriam-Webster:

fagot [entry 1, noun] | faggot

"bundle": as ; a bundle of sticks ; a bundle of pieces of wrought iron to be shaped by rolling or hammering at high temperature (25 of 54 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/fagot

fagot [entry 2, verb] | faggot

to make a fagot of; bind together into a bundle (10 of 31 words, 1 usage example)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/fagot show=1

Oxford Dictionary:

fagot | faggot [British]

Syllabification: (fag·ot) | a bundle of sticks or twigs bound together as fuel. | a bundle of iron rods bound together for reheating, welding, and ... (23 of 46 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/fagot

Cambridge Dictionary:

faggot [entry 2] | fagot

([United States] "fagot") [dated] sticks of wood, tied together, which are used as fuel for a fire (17 of 27 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/faggot 2

Encarta Dictionary:

fagot | fagots [plural] | faggots [plural] | fagoted [past tense] | faggoted [past tense] | fagoting [present participle] | faggoting [present participle] | faggot

a bundle of sticks or twigs, especially wood to be burned as fuel | a bundle of pieces of metal, especially pieces of iron or steel for welding | to ... (28 of 124 words, 4 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861610253​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

fagot

Origin: Middle English from Old French, with change of suffix from Vulgar Latin *facellum from Greek phakelos, a bundle

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/fagot

American Heritage Dictionary:

fagot | fagoted [past tense] | faggoted [past tense] | fagoting [present participle] | faggoting [present participle] | fagots [3rd-person singular present] | faggots [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Old Provençal, possibly from Vulgar Latin *facus, from Greek phakelos, bundle.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/fagot

Collins Dictionary:

fagot [United States] | faggot

First use: 14th century

Origin: from Old French, perhaps from Greek phakelos bundle

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/fagot

Merriam-Webster:

fagot [entry 1, noun] | faggot

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English fagot, from Anglo-French

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/fagot

Encarta Dictionary:

fagot | fagots [plural] | faggots [plural] | fagoted [past tense] | faggoted [past tense] | fagoting [present participle] | faggoting [present participle]

First use: 13th century

Origin: Old French from Italian faggotto from Greek phakelos "bundle"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861610253​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

fagot [United States] | faggot

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "fagot"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/fagot

Macmillan American Dictionary:

fagot [countable, outdated] | fagots [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "fagot"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/fagot

the Free Dictionary:

fagot

Audio: British English pronunciation of "fagot"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/fagot

Google Dictionary:

fagot | fagots [plural] | faggots [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "fagot"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=fagot

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

fagot

Audio: North American pronunciation of "fagot"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=faggot​01 word=fagot

YourDictionary Audio:

fagot

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "fagot" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/fagot

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