faggot

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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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This hush con- tinued while I was being chained to the stake; it still continued while the fagots were carefully and tediously piled about my ankles, my knees, my thighs, my body.
Beyond the fortifications through which Athos had made a breach in order to get out, and which were composed of fagots, planks, and empty casks, heaped up according to all the rules of the strategic art, they found, swimming in puddles of oil and wine, the bones and fragments of all the hams they had eaten; while a heap of broken bottles filled the whole left-hand corner of the cellar, and a tun, the cock of which was left running, was yielding, by this means, the last drop of its blood.
Actuated by these enlightened views, our hero bade the gentleman sit down, while he himself took occasion to throw some fagots upon the fire, and place upon the now re-established table some bottles of Mousseux.
And it won't run to more than twenty-five yards of fagots per acre, and he's giving me at the rate of seventy roubles the acre.
Neville in the interval, sitting in a sanded parlour, wondering in how long a time after he had gone, the sneezy fire of damp fagots would begin to make somebody else warm.
Seizing the boat-knife, he critically reached within --through --and then, without --the rays of steel; dragged in the line beyond, passed it, inboard, to the bowsman, and then, twice sundering the rope near the chocks --dropped the intercepted fagot of steel into the sea; and was all fast again.
They had escaped shipwreck; conflagration; Indian tomahawks and war-clubs; the fagot and the stake; nay, even the cannibal maws of the South Sea Islanders.
scholars addressing a bourgeois in that fashion in my day would have been flogged with a fagot, which would have afterwards been used to burn them.
All is unholy to it that is not simple; fain, likewise, would it play with the fire--of the fagot and stake.
Lot 4: Plantations: planting pits, supply and installation of topsoil, fertilizer, soil conditioner, supply and planting rods trees, shrubs and ground cover plants, turf , fagots maintenance.
Of course it's customary at many amateur and non-league clubs to provide the visitors with a spot of nosh whether it be the old fagots and peas or a bowl of chilli.
Des silhouettes feminines ployant sous des fagots s'eloignent d'elle, longeant une ruelle oE semblent s'etre refugiees dans toutes les detresses du monde.
Fagots were symbols of power from the Roman Empire to the time of Mussolini.
Often served as part of a stodgy meal, along with fagots or a bacon joint
However, as Lt Gen Arnold Braswell observes, in the beginning, not only the number of enemy aircraft but also the performance of MiG-15 Fagots threatened our air dominance.