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Synonyms for faggot

a bundle of sticks and branches bound together

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ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch

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fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them

bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot

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One was: "Knock these fellows down somehow and tie them up, whoever they are; there's rope down by those faggots.
So they piled the faggots together, and put the Rocket on top, and lit the fire.
The High Priest looked questioningly toward her--the brand was burning close to his hand and the faggots lay temptingly near.
Untie the faggots," said the father, "and each of you take a stick.
There again was a bearded brother with a broad-headed axe and a bundle of faggots upon his shoulders, while beside him walked another with the shears under his arm and the white wool still clinging to his whiter gown.
If I appear in the lists, I must maintain my name in arms; and if I do so, championed or unchampioned, thou diest by the stake and faggot, for there lives not the knight who hath coped with me in arms on equal issue, or on terms of vantage, save Richard C
A short distance further lay a little faggot of the same shoots bound together with a strip of bark.
The blazing fires of faggot and coal--Dedlock timber and antediluvian forest--that blaze upon the broad wide hearths and wink in the twilight on the frowning woods, sullen to see how trees are sacrificed, do not exclude the enemy.
One of the women sitting opposite her threw a faggot upon the dying embers of the fire between them.
I lighted a faggot and looked about; but as far as I could see, the chamber ran back into the cliff.
However, a large faggot and a plentiful supply of coals being heaped upon the fire, the appearance of things was not long in mending; and, by the time they had washed off all effaceable marks of the late accident, the room was warm and light, which was a most agreeable exchange for the cold and darkness out of doors.
In the gale of last night the life-boat had been crushed by one blow of the sea like a walnut-shell; and there it hung dangling in the air: a mere faggot of crazy boards.
The man glanced at the parish-clerk, whose air of consciousness and importance plainly betokened him to be the person referred to, and, observing that he had taken his pipe from his lips, after a very long whiff to keep it alight, and was evidently about to tell his story without further solicitation, gathered his large coat about him, and shrinking further back was almost lost in the gloom of the spacious chimney-corner, except when the flame, struggling from under a great faggot, whose weight almost crushed it for the time, shot upward with a strong and sudden glare, and illumining his figure for a moment, seemed afterwards to cast it into deeper obscurity than before.
One of the men held a knife to his throat, and another said, "You need to know that this is what we do to faggots.
They say they loathe faggots, yet there they are, hanging with the homos, even belting brewskis.