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, 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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