Friday, 7 May 2010



1. Horticulture .
a. a bud, shoot, or scion of a plant inserted in a groove, slit, or the like in a stem or stock of another plant in which it continues to grow.
b. the plant resulting from such an operation; the united stock and scion.
c. the place where the scion is inserted.
2. Surgery . a portion of living tissue surgically transplanted from one part of an individual to another, or from one individual to another, for its adhesion and growth.
3. an act of grafting.
–verb (used with object)
4. to insert (a graft) into a tree or other plant; insert a scion of (one plant) into another plant.
5. to cause (a plant) to reproduce through grafting.
6. Surgery . to transplant (a portion of living tissue, as of skin or bone) as a graft.
7. to attach as if by grafting.
8. Nautical . to cover (a rope) with a weaving of rope yarn.
–verb (used without object)
9. to insert scions from one plant into another. become grafted.

1. the acquisition of money, gain, or advantage by dishonest, unfair, or illegal means, esp. through the abuse of one's position or influence in politics, business, etc.
2. a particular instance, method, or means of thus acquiring gain or advantage.
3. the gain or advantage acquired.
4. British Slang . work; labour.
–verb (used with object)
5. to obtain by graft.
–verb (used without object)
6. to practice graft.

Graft attempt
He had transplanted
Gold jewellery into the flesh
Of fast growing canes
Losing to

Magpie image courtesy of YimHafiz

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