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graft

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
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(orig. U.S.) means of making illicit profit; dishonest gains; (political) bribery. XIX. of unkn. orig.

Reference Entry.  17 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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