- (obsolete) A young shoot of a plant, tree etc. [9th–17th c.]
- A mischievous child. [from 17th c.]
- A young or inferior devil; a malevolent supernatural creature, similar to a demon but smaller and less powerful. [from 16th c.]
- A baby Tasmanian devil.
- (obsolete) A scion, offspring; a child. [15th–19th c.]
- (Britain, dialect, obsolete) Something added to, or united with, another, to lengthen it out or repair it, such as an addition to a beehive; a feather inserted in a broken wing of a bird; or a length of twisted hair in a fishing line.
- (obsolete) To plant or engraft.
- To eke out, strengthen, enlarge.
- (falconry) To engraft feathers into a bird's wing.
""For, if I imp my wing on Thine" – Herbert (1633)"
- (archaic) To graft, implant; to set or fix.