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A bundle of sticks, twigs, or brushwood tied together for use as fuel. See also fire faggot n. Compounds 2a. A long, cylindrical bundle of twigs or brushwood used in construction or military operations, esp. Now historical and rare. A faggot sense A. Also, esp. Now historical. See also fire and faggot at Phrases 1 and to fry a faggot at Phrases 2. An embroidered or painted figure of a faggot, which people regarded as heretics, or those who had recanted heresy, were obliged to wear on their sleeve. Chiefly historical.

Now rare. A bundle or bunch of reeds, herbs, flowers, etc. More generally: a bundle of anything bound or clustered together. A bundle of iron or steel rods bound together, in later use often containing scrap metal to be reused. Formerly: spec. A stack of split and salted whole cod arranged with their skins facing outwards which have been exposed to the sun at various stages during the drying process.

Also Canadian regional with reference to pollack being prepared and stacked in a similar manner; see quot. A long, thin strip of candied orange or lemon peel; a small bundle of such strips. A ball or occasionally patty of chopped or minced meat esp. Usually in plural. A collection of people or things considered or treated as though bound together in a group or class. Often used contemptuously. British Army.

A man who is temporarily hired as a dummy soldier to make up the required at a muster of troops, or on the roll of a company or regiment. Probably with reference to the use of faggots of wood to fill ditches, etc. Chiefly Irish English , Scottish , and English regional. A woman, esp. Often as a term of abuse or contempt. Occasionally also with reference to a man or an animal. Earliest in appositive use. Earlier currency is perhaps indicated by quot. English regional southern and south-eastern , Scottish , and Irish English northern. A naughty or mischievous child, esp.

Frequently as a term of rebuke or reproach. Frequently derogatory and offensive. A homosexual man, sometimes spec. Also more generally: any man considered to be effeminate; as a term of abuse or contempt a weak or cowardly man or boy; a sissy. Sometimes esp. Dated to in E. In quots. British Politics. A place where casks are stored.

English regional Cornwall. A clandestine or dishonest arrangement or agreement. Of, characteristic of, or relating to homosexual people, esp. Also more generally of any man, esp. Some early examples may instead show use of the noun as a modifier. General attributive and objective. Law colloquial Obsolete a dummy brief brief n. Embroidery a decorative stitch used to fill a large area, consisting of a series or group of stitches each resembling a bundle of sticks, formed by sewing three small vertical stitches and ing them together in the middle with one or two horizontal ones.

More usually called sheaf stitch , sheaf filling stitch. Metallurgy now historical iron in the form of bars or masses, produced by welding together a faggot of iron see sense A. Obsolete rare small twigs or pieces of brushwood discarded when making faggots. Metallurgy now historical steel in the form of bars or masses, produced by welding together a faggot see sense A.

Needlework the action or result of ornamenting fabric or a garment using faggot stitch faggot stitch n. Obsolete rare of a garment having a series of pleats at the waist resembling a bundle of sticks. Sort by: Entry Date. All rights reserved. Oxford English Dictionary The definitive record of the English language. Quick search:. Text size: A A. Keywords: On Off. Quotations: Show all Hide all. Pronunciation: Brit. Forms: Middle English fagat , Middle English fagete , Middle English fagett , Middle English fakettes plural , Middle English fakettis plural , Middle English—s faget , Middle English s faggett , Middle English—s faggott , Middle English—s ffagott , Middle English— fagot , s faggit , s—s faggat , s—s fagget , s—s fagott , s— faggot ; English regional s facket , s facket , s fagget , s faggett , s fakket , s vaggot , s— faggit ; Scottish pre fagattis plural , pre faggat , pre fagget , pre faggottis plural , pre fagote , pre fagottis plural , pre s— faggot ; See also faggald n.

Show Less. Frequency in current use : Show frequency band information. Origin: A borrowing from French. Etymons: French fagot , faget. A bundle or bunch, and related senses. Thesaurus ». ». Counties Eng. Trevisa tr. Edmunds 77 The price of the c fagotes iij s. Godly Songs As the flame burning, quhair it can find The faggat. Blith Eng. Improver vii. Midon Hist. Goldsmith Deserted Village To pick her wintry fagot from the thorn. Clare Village Minstrel I. Rogers Hist. Guardian 19 Feb. Manners Limitless Sky v. Exchequer King's Remembrancer P. And fille the Dikes faste anoon.

Fenton tr. Ciuile Warres Fraunce ii. Knolles Gen. Turkes He.. Lancaster tr. Strada Siege of Antwerp Hee diligently applyed himselfe to the causey of Covenstene, and carefully fortifyed it, being repaired with pyles, faggots , and earth. Addison Spectator No. Hassall Gen. View Agric. Carmarthen 27 Laying the wood along the drain, is not the thing, even if it be made into faggots.

Ok faggot whats next

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