ingraft

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ingraft (third-person singular simple present ingrafts, present participle ingrafting, simple past and past participle ingrafted)

  1. Alternative spelling of engraft.
    • 1852, James Fenimore Cooper, Precaution[1]:
      "Why, everything about the colonel seems so seated, so ingrafted in his nature, so--so very self-satisfied, that I am afraid it would be a difficult task to take the first step in amendment--to convince him of its necessity?
    • 1902, John Lord, Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII[2]:
      The dialogue was ingrafted on the chorus, and naturally partook of its character.
    • 1920, B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols, Searchlights on Health[3]:
      In fact, all physical weakness, if ingrafted in either parent, is transmitted from parents to offspring [] .

Anagrams[edit]