Fructifying
Fructify Fruc"ti*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fructified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fructifying}.] To make fruitful; to render productive; to fertilize; as, to fructify the earth. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fructified — Fructify Fruc ti*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fructified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fructifying}.] To make fruitful; to render productive; to fertilize; as, to fructify the earth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fructify — Fruc ti*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fructified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fructifying}.] To make fruitful; to render productive; to fertilize; as, to fructify the earth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • his nibs — Nib Nib (n[i^]b), n. [A variabt of neb.] 1. A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong. The little nib or fructifying principle. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The bill or beak of a bird; the neb. [1913 Webster] 3. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nib — (n[i^]b), n. [A variabt of neb.] 1. A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong. The little nib or fructifying principle. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The bill or beak of a bird; the neb. [1913 Webster] 3. The points of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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