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faggot

(esp US), fagot
a bundle of iron bars, esp a box formed by four pieces of wrought iron and filled with scrap to be forged into wrought iron
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This hush con- tinued while I was being chained to the stake; it still continued while the fagots were carefully and tediously piled about my ankles, my knees, my thighs, my body.
Presently Numabo would draw first blood with his sharp spear which would be the signal for the beginning of the torture after a little of which the fagots would be lighted around the feet of the victims.
Beyond the fortifications through which Athos had made a breach in order to get out, and which were composed of fagots, planks, and empty casks, heaped up according to all the rules of the strategic art, they found, swimming in puddles of oil and wine, the bones and fragments of all the hams they had eaten; while a heap of broken bottles filled the whole left-hand corner of the cellar, and a tun, the cock of which was left running, was yielding, by this means, the last drop of its blood.
Actuated by these enlightened views, our hero bade the gentleman sit down, while he himself took occasion to throw some fagots upon the fire, and place upon the now re-established table some bottles of Mousseux.
They had escaped shipwreck; conflagration; Indian tomahawks and war-clubs; the fagot and the stake; nay, even the cannibal maws of the South Sea Islanders.
scholars addressing a bourgeois in that fashion in my day would have been flogged with a fagot, which would have afterwards been used to burn them.
Entre momentos de diversion en la alberca, partidos de futbol, bailes de moda y karaoke, los jovenes musicos estudian ahi con disciplina las obras que interpretaran durante la gira, primero con los maestros de sus respectivas secciones: violines, violas, violonchelos, fagots o percusiones, para luego reunirse a ensayar los tutti bajo la direccion de Eduardo Garcia Barrios.
Lot 4: Plantations: planting pits, supply and installation of topsoil, fertilizer, soil conditioner, supply and planting rods trees, shrubs and ground cover plants, turf , fagots maintenance.
Of course it's customary at many amateur and non-league clubs to provide the visitors with a spot of nosh whether it be the old fagots and peas or a bowl of chilli.
El opus finale de Mozart y de alii fue compuesto para: 10 primeros violines, 8 segundos, 6 violas, 4 violoncelos, 2 contrabajos, 2 clarinetes, 2 fagots, 2 trompetas, 3 trombones, 1 timbal y 1 organo; toda esta cantidad de instrumentos le confiere al Requiem, mas que un aspecto terrorifico, un aspecto de solemnidad no carente de fe, devocion y piedad.
Des silhouettes feminines ployant sous des fagots s'eloignent d'elle, longeant une ruelle oE semblent s'etre refugiees dans toutes les detresses du monde.
En ella hacen acto de presencia, sucesivamente, desde un metronomo electronico que marca el tiempo hasta mas de una veintena de instrumentos, entre estos arpas, violonchelos, flautas, timbales y fagots, para concluir en la parte vocal con la intervencion de un coro de baritonos.