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 for fagot
From 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.
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     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.
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     3. (Mus.) A bassoon. See Fagotto.
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     4. A person hired to take the place of another at the muster
        of a company. [Eng.] --Addison.
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     5. An old shriveled woman. [Slang, Eng.]
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     Fagot iron, iron, in bars or masses, manufactured from
     Fagot vote, the vote of a person who has been constituted a
        voter by being made a landholder, for party purposes.
        [Political cant, Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fagot \Fag"ot\v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fagoted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To make a fagot of; to bind together in a fagot or bundle;
     also, to collect promiscuously. --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 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,
      v 1: ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch; "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; "faggot up the
         sticks" [syn: faggot, fagot, faggot up]

From 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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