- a bundle of sticks, twigs, or branches, esp. for use as fuel
- Metallurgy a bundle or heap of iron or steel pieces to be worked into bars by hammering or rolling at welding temperature
Origin of fagotMiddle English from OFr, with change of suffix from Vulgar Latin an unverified form facellum from Classical Greek phakelos, a bundle
- to make into a fagot; form fagots of
- Sewing to decorate with fagoting
- A bundle of twigs, sticks, or branches bound together.
- A bundle of pieces of iron or steel to be welded or hammered into bars.
transitive verbfag·ot·ed, fag·ot·ing, fag·ots, also fag·got·ed fag·got·ing fag·gots
- To bind into a fagot; bundle.
- To decorate with fagoting.
Origin of fagotMiddle English from Old French from Old Provençal possibly from Vulgar Latin facus from Greek phakelos bundle
(third-person singular simple present fagots, present participle fagoting, simple past and past participle fagoted)
- To make a fagot of; to bind together in a fagot or bundle.