- 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 or fag·got·ing or 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.