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graft
used in The Grapes of Wrath

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
skin graft
Definition
to artificially join two things; or the smaller of the items joined; or the location of the joining
  • The men who graft the young trees, the little vines, are the cleverest of all, for theirs is a surgeon's job, as tender and delicate; and these men must have surgeons' hands and surgeons' hearts to slit the bark, to place the grafts, to bind the wounds and cover them from the air.
    Chapter 25 (22% in)

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  • And always they work, selecting, grafting, changing, driving themselves, driving the earth to produce.
    Chapter 25 (42% in)
  • The men who graft the young trees, the little vines, are the cleverest of all, for theirs is a surgeon's job, as tender and delicate; and these men must have surgeons' hands and surgeons' hearts to slit the bark, to place the grafts, to bind the wounds and cover them from the air.
    Chapter 25 (20% in)
  • They sprayed the trees and sold no crop, they pruned and grafted and could not pick the crop.
    Chapter 25 (64% in)
  • Men who can graft the trees and make the seed fertile and big can find no way to let the hungry people eat their produce.
    Chapter 25 (73% in)

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