Definition of fagoting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfaɡədiNG/
(British faggoting)


Embroidery in which threads are fastened together in bundles: a black silk dress with tiers of fagoting
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  • Featherstitch or feather stitch and Cretan stitch or faggoting stitch are embroidery techniques made of open, looped stitches worked alternately to the right and left of a central rib.
  • Open Cretan stitch or faggoting is used in making open decorative seams and to attach insertions.

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Syllabification: fag·ot·ing

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