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- n. The bassoon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The bassoon; -- so called from being divided into parts for ease of carriage, making, as it were, a small fagot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bassoon. Also fagott.
Italian. So called from being divided into parts for ease of carrying, making it a sort of small bundle or fagot. See fagot. (Wiktionary)