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1. faggoting, fagoting

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

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decorative needlework done by tying vertical threads together in bundles
a decorative way of joining two hems by crisscross stitches

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n. & v.
Variant of fagot.
1. A method of decorating cloth by pulling out horizontal threads and tying the remaining vertical threads into hourglass-shaped bunches.
2. A method of joining hemmed edges by crisscrossing thread over an open seam.
3. A stitch in knitting that creates an open pattern.
4. The decoration, seam, or pattern created by such a method or stitch.
1. A bundle of twigs, sticks, or branches bound together.
2. A bundle of pieces of iron or steel to be welded or hammered into bars.
tr.v. fag·ot·ed, fag·ot·ing, fag·ots also fag·got·ed or fag·got·ing or fag·gots
1. To bind into a fagot; bundle.
2. To decorate with fagoting.

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