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- n. A small fascine or fagot, steeped in wax, pitch, and glue, used for starting fires, lighting ditches and ramparts, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a small fascine or fagot, steeped in wax, pitch, and glue, used in various ways, as for igniting buildings or works, or to light ditches and ramparts.
French, tar. (Wiktionary)