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Definition for: BUD

bud
(n.) A small protuberance on the stem or branches of a plant, containing the rudiments of future leaves, flowers, or stems; an undeveloped branch or flower.
(n.) A small protuberance on certain low forms of animals and vegetables which develops into a new organism, either free or attached. See Hydra.
(v. i.) To put forth or produce buds, as a plant; to grow, as a bud does, into a flower or shoot.
(v. i.) To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn.
(v. i.) To be like a bud in respect to youth and freshness, or growth and promise; as, a budding virgin.
(v. t.) To graft, as a plant with another or into another, by inserting a bud from the one into an opening in the bark of the other, in order to raise, upon the budded stock, fruit different from that which it would naturally bear.

anagrams for:bud

dub
dub
(v. t.) To confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son Henry a knight.
(v. t.) To invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle; to call.
(v. t.) To clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn.
(v. t.) To strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab;
(v. t.) To dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber smooth.
(v. t.) To strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap.
(v. t.) To rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process of cyrrying it.
(v. t.) To prepare for fighting, as a gamecock, by trimming the hackles and cutting off the comb and wattles.
(v. i.) To make a noise by brisk drumbeats.
(n.) A blow.
(n.) A pool or puddle.