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Fagot Votes

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Votes obtained by the nominal transfer of property to a person whose income was not otherwise sufficient to qualify him for being a voter.

The “fagot” was a bundle of property divided into small lots for the purpose stated above. Abolished.

“The object was to prevent the creation of fagot votes.”—The Times.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Fadge
Fadha (Al)
Fadladeen
Faërie or Feerie
Faërie Queene
Fag
Fag-end (A)
Fagged Out
Fagin
Fagot
Fagot Votes
Fagots
Fahfah
Faids
Faience
Faineant
Faint
Faint Hearted
Fair (The)
Fair
Fair (Sloe)