Ingrafted
Ingraft In*graft", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ingrafted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ingrafting}.] [Written also engraft.] [1913 Webster] 1. To insert, as a scion of one tree, shrub, or plant in another for propagation; as, to ingraft a peach scion on a plum tree; [figuratively], to insert or introduce in such a way as to make a part of something. [1913 Webster]

This fellow would ingraft a foreign name Upon our stock. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

A custom . . . ingrafted into the monarchy of Rome. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. To subject to the process of grafting; to furnish with grafts or scions; to graft; as, to ingraft a tree. [1913 Webster]


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