Pronunciation: (imp),[key] —n. 1. a little devil or demon; an evil spirit.
2. a mischievous child.
3. Archaic.a scion or offshoot of a plant or tree.
4. Archaic.an offspring.
—v.t. 1. Falconry. a. to graft (feathers) into a wing.
b. to furnish (a wing, tail, etc.) with feathers, as to make good losses or deficiencies and improve powers of flight.
2. Archaic.to add a piece to; mend or repair.