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Imp: To graft to insert as a scion. [Obs.] Rom. of R. (Falconry) To graft with new feathers, as a wing to splice a broken feather. Hence, Fig.: To repair to extend 6. to Do you have knowledge, Definitions or data to publish about Imp? Dictionary UK is open for edits.

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Meaning of Imp:

1. To graft

2. to insert as a scion. [Obs.] Rom. of R.

3. (Falconry) To graft with new feathers, as a wing

4. to splice a broken feather. Hence, Fig.: To repair

5. to extend

6. to increase

7. to strengthen to equip. [Archaic] Imp out our drooping countrys broken wing. Shak. Who lazily imp their wings with other mens plumes. Fuller. Here no frail Muse shall imp her crippled wing. Holmes. Help, ye tart satirists, to imp my rage With all the scorpions that should whip this age. Cleveland.

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