Husbanded
Husband Hus"band, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Husbanded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Husbanding}.] 1. To direct and manage with frugality; to use or employ to good purpose and the best advantage; to spend, apply, or use, with economy. [1913 Webster]

For my means, I'll husband them so well, They shall go far. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To cultivate, as land; to till. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Land so trim and rarely husbanded. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

3. To furnish with a husband. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Husband — Hus band, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Husbanded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Husbanding}.] 1. To direct and manage with frugality; to use or employ to good purpose and the best advantage; to spend, apply, or use, with economy. [1913 Webster] For my means, I ll… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Husbanding — Husband Hus band, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Husbanded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Husbanding}.] 1. To direct and manage with frugality; to use or employ to good purpose and the best advantage; to spend, apply, or use, with economy. [1913 Webster] For my means …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Father — Fa ther, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fathering}.] 1. To make one s self the father of; to beget. [1913 Webster] Cowards father cowards, and base things sire base. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To take as one s own child; to adopt;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fathered — Father Fa ther, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fathering}.] 1. To make one s self the father of; to beget. [1913 Webster] Cowards father cowards, and base things sire base. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To take as one s own child; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fathering — Father Fa ther, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fathering}.] 1. To make one s self the father of; to beget. [1913 Webster] Cowards father cowards, and base things sire base. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To take as one s own child; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Husbandable — Hus band*a*ble, a. Capable of being husbanded, or managed with economy. Sherwood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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