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Inocʹulate (4 syl.)

is to put in an eye (Latin, in oculus). The allusion is to a plan adopted by gardeners who insert the “eye” or small bud of a superior plant into the stock of an inferior one, in order to produce flowers or fruits of better quality.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Inkle and Yarico
Inland Navigation
Inn (Anglo-Saxon)
Inns of Court
Innings
Innis Fodhla [Island of Destiny]
Innocent (An)
Innocents
Innuendo
Inoculate
Inogene or Ignoge
Inquisition
Insane Root (The)
Inscription of a Coin
Insolence. (Latin, in-soleo.)
Inspired Idiot (The)
Instinct
Institutes
Instructions to the Committee
Insubri