Definition of fagoting in English:

fagoting

(British faggoting)

noun

  • Embroidery in which threads are fastened together in bundles.

    ‘a black silk dress with tiers of fagoting’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

fagoting

/ˈfæɡədɪŋ//ˈfaɡədiNG/