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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Graft \Graft\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grafted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Grafting.] [F. greffer. See Graft, n.]
1. To insert (a graft) in a branch or stem of another tree;
to propagate by insertion in another stock; also, to
insert a graft upon. [Formerly written graff.]
2. (Surg.) To implant a portion of (living flesh or akin) in
a lesion so as to form an organic union.
3. To join (one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to
bring about a close union.
And graft my love immortal on thy fame ! --Pope.
4. (Naut.) To cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing,
etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope-yarns.
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