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graft vb. (‘graft’ as a sb. does not occur)
1. to fix, implant, or attach, as one does a graft or scion All'sW. I. ii. 54, Wint. I. ii. 246 “A servant g-ed in my serious trust,” R2 III. iv. 101 “the plants thou g-'st,” 1H4 III. ii. 15 “Such . . . rude society, As thou art . . . grafted to,” Mac. IV. iii. 51.
2. to fix grafts upon (a stock) Cor. II. i. 208 “some old crab-trees . . . that will not Be g-ed to your relish.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, 2.1
    • William Shakespeare, Macbeth, 4.3
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 3.2
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 3.4
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