husbandry

[h_ˈʌ_s_b_ə_n_d_ɹ_ɪ], [hˈʌsbəndɹɪ], [hˈʌsbəndɹɪ]

Definitions of husbandry:

  1.   The business of a farmer: tillage: economical management: thrift. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Tillage; economy. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   Agriculture; farming; frugality. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   The business of a farmer; frugality; domestic economy. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   The business of a farmer; farming; agriculture; domestic economy; frugality. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Quotes for husbandry:

  1. Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry which would augment the produce with the same cost of production. – David Ricardo

Usage examples for husbandry:

  1. Subsequently, statesmen grew more wise, and, in the closing years of last century, the younger Pitt refused to support a bill to regulate the wages of labourers in husbandry – Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day by Alfred Farthing Robbins
  2. The country was at that time all one wild tract of forest and moor, where life had need be of the simplest; and where it was sustained in great measure by the chase and by a rude husbandry – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner
  3. The Romans, about the beginning of the Christian era, took their husbandry to the British Isles. ” – Agriculture in Virginia, 1607-1699 by Lyman Carrier
  4. And I set down these disadvantages of husbandry as some sort of excuse for the meanness and dishonesty of the man who uses " his wife's name" to protect his assets and injure his creditors. ” – The Law and the Poor by Edward Abbott Parry
  5. “ Mr. Travers was renowned for skilful husbandry and the general management of land to the best advantage. ” – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  6. If, as we have seen, the prevailing character of Judaea be pastoral, with husbandry only incidental to her life, it is not surprising that the forms which have impressed both her history and her religion upon the world should be those of the pastoral habit. ” –  by
  7. As numerous probably were the writers of the school of Cato, on husbandry domestic economy, and other practical subjects, and the grammarians and philologists, whose works formed two other large sections in Varro's library. ” – Latin Literature by J. W. Mackail
  8. They marched with flocks and herds and implements of husbandry – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  9. Economy, replied the lad, means the wise husbandry of wealth in production and distribution. ” – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  10. Family economy is this husbandry carried on for the advantage of a family group without regard to other groups. ” – Equality by Edward Bellamy

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