n. (plural of faggot English)
Faggots is a 1978 novel by Larry Kramer. It is a portrayal of 1970s New York's very visible gay community in a time before AIDS. The novel's portrayal of promiscuous sex and recreational drug use provoked controversy. The book was condemned by some elements within the gay community.
Usage examples of "faggots".
The faggots put on a fine show, marching like legionnaires in the quick-step, centurions to the fore and levites to the rear, and even a leafy twig aloft in lieu of an eagle.
The rosy buds all gone brown and spread out blobs and on the hills nought but dry flag and faggots that would catch at first fire.
There again was a bearded brother with a broad-headed axe and a bundle of faggots upon his shoulders, while beside him walked another with the shears under his arm and the white wool still clinging to his whiter gown.
The room was very spacious, lighted on one side by three arched and mullioned windows, while opposite was a huge fireplace in which a pile of faggots was blazing merrily.
A thousand columns of smoke reeked up into the pure morning air where the faggots were piled and the camp-kettles already simmering.