Definition of Grafter

1. n. One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting.



Definition of Grafter

1. Noun. One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting. ¹

2. Noun. An instrument by which grafting is facilitated. ¹

3. Noun. The original tree from which a scion has been taken for grafting upon another tree. ¹

4. Noun. (slang) Someone who works in market stalls. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grafter

1. one that grafts [n -S] - See also: grafts

Medical Definition of Grafter

1. 1. One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting. 2. An instrument by which grafting is facilitated. 3. The original tree from which a scion has been taken for grafting upon another tree. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grafter

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graft-versus-host
graft-versus-host disease
graft-versus-host reaction
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graft polymers
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grafter (current term)
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Literary usage of Grafter

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1. Chapters on Municipal Administration and Accounting by Frederick Albert Cleveland (1909)
"of science — to ask you to consider the grafter as a product of conditions which are favorable to his culture. Let us abandon the attitude of the ignorant ..."

2. Sidelights on American Literature by Fred Lewis Pattee (1922)
""The Gentle grafter" stories are cloth of the same loom that wove "Raffles" and "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford," and all the others on that shelf of books ..."

3. Types from City Streets by Hutchins Hapgood (1910)
"Ill THE THIEF'S PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE THE "TOUGH" VERSUS THE THIEF—THE "TOUGH" ON THE grafter HE is reformed now, but until recently he was a thief, ..."

4. A Fight for the City by Alfred Hodder (1903)
"... AND grafter FOR all practical purposes, in short, the puritan idealist and the "practical politician" are confederates in a game to defraud the public. ..."

5. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the by Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson (1888)
"See grafter v.' Metropolitan R. Co. LR, 1 CP 300. STONE v. CHICAGO AND WEST MICHIGAN R. Co., Appt, (Advance Case, Michigan. May 5, 1887. ..."

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