husbandry

husbandry
Agriculture; farming; cultivation of the soil for food. Farming, in the sense of operating land to raise crops and livestock. State ex rel. Boynton v. Wheat Farming Co., 137 Kan. 697, 22 P.2d 1093. Care of household. Careful management of resources

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  • Husbandry — Hus band*ry, n. 1. Care of domestic affairs; economy; domestic management; thrift. [1913 Webster] There s husbandry in heaven; Their candles are all out. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The business of a husbandman, comprehending the various branches of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • husbandry — [huz′bən drē] n. [ME husbonderie: see HUSBAND] 1. Archaic management of domestic affairs, resources, etc. 2. careful, thrifty management; thrift; frugality 3. the science or art of farming: see ANIMAL HUSBANDRY …   English World dictionary

  • husbandry — index austerity, prudence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • husbandry — c.1300, management of a household; late 14c. as farm management, from HUSBAND (Cf. husband) (n.) in a now obsolete sense of peasant farmer (early 13c.) + ERY (Cf. ery) …   Etymology dictionary

  • husbandry — farming, *agriculture …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • husbandry — ► NOUN 1) the care, cultivation, and breeding of crops and animals. 2) management and conservation of resources …   English terms dictionary

  • Husbandry — (Roget s Thesaurus) >The economy or management of animals. < N PARAG:Husbandry >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 husbandry husbandry taming &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 circuration circuration zoohygiantics Sgm: N 1 domestication domestication domesticity Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • husbandry — noun 1) farmers have new methods of husbandry Syn: farm management, land management, farming, agriculture, agronomy; cultivation; animal husbandry, ranching 2) the careful husbandry of their resources Syn: conservation, management; …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • husbandry — n. animal husbandry * * * [ hʌzbəndrɪ] animal husbandry …   Combinatory dictionary

  • husbandry — [[t]hʌ̱zbəndri[/t]] N UNCOUNT Husbandry is farming, especially when it is done carefully and well. ...soil conserving methods of good husbandry …   English dictionary

  • husbandry — Care and management, especially of a farm. The business of a farmer, comprehending the various branches of agriculture. Estate of Slade, 122 Cal 434, 55 P 158. The business of a farmer, comprehending agriculture or tillage of the ground, the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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