topwork

verb
top·​work | \ ˈtäp-ˌwərk How to pronounce topwork (audio) \
topworked; topworking; topworks

Definition of topwork

transitive verb

: to graft scions of another variety on the main branches of (a fruit tree) usually to obtain more desirable fruit

First Known Use of topwork

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Topwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/topwork. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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