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  • n. Plural form of fagot.


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  • At last the measure of his life was a handful of fagots.


  • It used to be a vital part of the woodland economy, coppiced to make baskets and hurdles, thatching spars and sticks, charcoal and fagots.

    A life less ordinary: Tobias Jones

  • Archbishop Cranmer was tied to an iron chair, the kindling and fagots laid about his ankles and lit.


  • Then he heaped great fagots on the fire -- wasteful fagots, each of which had cost some woman hours of mountain climbing.

    In The Time Of Light

  • When some fagots had been piled up, Robert squatted on the ground to start the fire.

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • Drowsy though he was, he arranged the thorn boma with great care, and stocked the fagots close to the fire.

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • Without relaxing his watchful glare, Ki-Gor reached out and dropped some dry fagots on the coals.

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • Quickly, Ki-Gor piled more fagots on the fire, and as the flames leaped higher, he strained forward trying to make out the outlines of the creature that belonged to that pair of eyes.

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • For the most part, unless someone starts ranting about “sniveling fagots” in the front pages of a major anthology, I have no problem withholding my own value judgments and looking for the most benevolent interpretations of the actions of literary folk.

    War of All Against All: Realism vs Fabulism? Er, No…

  • I suppose it depends how much juice we can get out of But the sniveling fagots ARE TOO oppressing us!

    War of All Against All: Realism vs Fabulism? Er, No…


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