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His sweater, jeans, and trench coat were all of high quality with his heavy boots dwarfing her feet as hers did Toby's.
Partial starvation will sometimes effect this; hence the grafting of freegrowing fruit trees upon dwarfing stocks, as before alluded to, and also the " ringing " or girdling of fruit trees, i.e.
Apples, for the same reason, are " worked " on the " paradise " or "doucin " stocks, which from their influence on the scion are known as dwarfing stocks.
Instead of a closet, a large wardrobe stood at one end of the room, dwarfing a vanity desk with a large oval mirror.
See the picture below which clearly shows how the apple tree has been grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock.