fire and faggot

угроза страшной смерти или казни (от практики сожжения еретиков на кострах)

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Fire and Faggot Parliament — The Fire and Faggot Parliament was an English Parliament held in 1414 during the reign of Henry V.It was held in Grey Friars Priory in Leicester, and the Speaker was Walter Hungerford.It is named from the main item of business which was a statute …   Wikipedia

  • Faggot — or fagot may refer to:* Faggot (slang), a pejorative for a homosexual or effeminate man used mainly in North America * Faggot (food), a British meatball commonly made of pork offal * Faggot (volume), an archaic unit of measurement for bundles of… …   Wikipedia

  • faggot — {{11}}faggot (1) late 13c., bundle of twigs bound up, from O.Fr. fagot bundle of sticks (13c.), of uncertain origin, probably from It. faggotto, dim. of V.L. *facus, from L. fascis bundle of wood (see FASCES (Cf. fasces)). Especially used for… …   Etymology dictionary

  • faggot — UK [ˈfæɡət] / US noun [countable] Word forms faggot : singular faggot plural faggots 1) British a food in the form of a ball made of small pieces of meat mixed with bread 2) mainly American offensive an offensive word for a gay man 3) small… …   English dictionary

  • List of words having different meanings in British and American English: A–L — Differences between American and British English American English …   Wikipedia

  • Ashen faggot — The ashen faggot (sometimes called ashton fagot) is an old English Christmas tradition from Devon and Somerset, similar to that of the Yule log and related to the wassail tradition. The wassail party passes around a bundle of ash sticks, twigs or …   Wikipedia

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  • ashen faggot —    Reported only from the West Country, this was similar to the *Yule Log custom in that the faggot was brought in with some ceremony and laid on the fire on Christmas Eve, but it was made of smaller ash sticks bound into a faggot with strips of… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Jay and Silent Bob — are fictional characters portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, respectively, in Kevin Smith s View Askewniverse (a fictional universe created and used in most films, comics and television by Kevin Smith). Jay and Silent Bob have appeared in… …   Wikipedia

  • The Bible and homosexuality — is a contentious subject that influences how homosexuality and homosexual sex are regarded in societies where Christianity has made a strong impact. The Bible is generally considered by believers to be inspired by God or to record God s… …   Wikipedia

  • Parlement du feu et des fagots — Le Parlement du feu et des fagots fut un Parlement anglais du règne de Henri V, qui se tint en 1414 au prieuré des Franciscains dans le Leicester. Son président était Walter Hungerford. Ce parlement tient son nom de la principale affaire qu il… …   Wikipédia en Français

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