GR`AFT, n. [L. scribo, the sense of which is to scrape or to dig.]
A small shoot or cion of a tree, inserted in another tree as the stock which is to support and nourish it. These unite and become one tree, but the graft determines the kind of fruit.
GR`AFT, v.t. To insert a cion or shoot, or a small cutting of it, into another tree.
GR`AFT, v.i. To practice the insertion of foreign cions on a stock.