Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who grafts or inserts scions in foreign stocks; one who propagates trees or shrubs by grafting.
  • noun A saw designed especially for sawing off limbs and stocks preparatory to grafting. It has a narrow pointed blade and fine teeth.
  • noun One who ‘grafts’ (see graft, verb); one who takes or makes ‘graft’ or dishonest private gain, especially in positions of trust, and in ways peculiarly secret and corrupt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting.
  • noun An instrument by which grafting is facilitated.
  • noun The original tree from which a scion has been taken for grafting upon another tree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting.
  • noun An instrument by which grafting is facilitated.
  • noun The original tree from which a scion has been taken for grafting upon another tree.
  • noun slang Someone who works in market stalls.

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