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  • n. Alternative spelling of fagoting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. embroidery in which groups of parallel threads are tied together with fagot stitches


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  • This worthy minister was somewhat of a mechanic, and in connection with a coach-axle maker named Rollason, the plan was conceived of "faggoting" bars of iron radially round

    Personal Recollections of Birmingham and Birmingham Men

  • The actual new stitches are supplied by that innocent line of faggoting – yo, k2tog, yo on each side every other row.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The zigzag faggoting and row of holes on the outside are easy enough, as are the patterns that run up the straight side.

    Jean's Knitting

  • I'm on repeat 11 of Princess, but had to frog 2 rows last night, including the dreaded #9, when I dropped several stitches of faggoting.

    Jean's Knitting

  • So the adjustment involved not picking up a stitch, not starting the row with k2tog, and doing an extra k2tog next to the faggoting.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The way vertical lines in the lace pattern continue up the faggoting which borders the box is sheer good fortune.

    Jean's Knitting

  • Trade Work: Ribbon run on webbing for suspenders, infants 'dresses -- eight different styles, children's aprons -- two different styles, hemstitching and embroidery for yokes, ruffling -- hem and hemstitched, faggoting.

    The Making of a Trade School

  • Here, too, she earned $4, but the season grew dull, and she entered a small factory, where she worked on children's dresses, embroidering, buttonholing, faggoting, and feather-stitching.

    Making Both Ends Meet The income and outlay of New York working girls

  • This was beside a lone copsewood, wherein heaps of white chips strewn upon the leafy ground showed that woodmen had been faggoting and making hurdles during the day.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • He has some small perquisites: he is allowed to carry home a bundle of wood or a log every night, and may gather up the remnants after the faggoting is finished.

    Hodge and His Masters

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