Husbandly Hus"band*ly, a. Frugal; thrifty. [R.] --Tusser. [1913 Webster]

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  • husbandly — husband ► NOUN ▪ a married man considered in relation to his wife. ► VERB ▪ use (resources) economically. DERIVATIVES husbandless adjective husbandly adjective. ORIGIN original senses included «steward of a household» and «farmer»: from Old Norse …   English terms dictionary

  • husbandly — adjective 1. befitting or characteristic of a husband • Ant: ↑wifely • Derivationally related forms: ↑husband 2. related to or suited to a husband assumed husbandly duties like mowing the lawn • Similar to: ↑domestic …   Useful english dictionary

  • husbandly — adjective see husband I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • husbandly — adv. thriftily, frugally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • husband — I. noun Etymology: Middle English husbonde, from Old English hūsbonda master of a house, from Old Norse hūsbōndi, from hūs house + bōndi householder; akin to Old Norse būa to inhabit; akin to Old English būan to dwell more at bower Date: 13th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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