University Press. This is a reference to Webster's Dictionary and Lewis' most famous role, the title character in the sitcom, Webster. Real Voices. The word faggot has been used in English since the late 16th century as an abusive term for women, particularly old women,  and reference to homosexuality may derive from this,   as female terms are often used with reference to homosexual or effeminate men cf. As the town celebrates the arrival of Lewis and the Officiates, the bikers suddenly crash the event and begin to riot.
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June 12, News Release. June 16, Commentary. Originally meaning a "bundle of sticks," it is said that hurling the word as an insult may come from burning gay people at the stake.