Fagot iron
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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mus.) A bassoon. See {Fagotto}. [1913 Webster]

4. A person hired to take the place of another at the muster of a company. [Eng.] --Addison. [1913 Webster]

5. An old shriveled woman. [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Fagot iron}, iron, in bars or masses, manufactured from fagots.

{Fagot vote}, the vote of a person who has been constituted a voter by being made a landholder, for party purposes. [Political cant, Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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