From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Insert \In*sert"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inserted; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Inserting.] [L. insertus, p. p. of inserere to insert;
   pref. in- in + serere to join, connect. See Series.]
   To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce;
   to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to
   insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or
   passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a
   [1913 Webster]

         These words were very weakly inserted where they will
         be so liable to misconstruction.         --Bp.
   [1913 Webster]
Feedback Form