What does the word agriculture mean?

Usage examples for agriculture

  1. Now they were to rejoice in Him who made sun, and moon, and earth; in Him who sent wise and valiant kings and leaders; in Him who gives all strength, and industry, and cunning; by whose inspiration comes all knowledge of agriculture, and manufacture, and all the arts which raise men above the beasts that perish. – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  2. From time to time our public men had included in the list of Irish grievances the fact that England enjoyed a Board of Agriculture while Ireland had no similar institution. – Ireland In The New Century by Horace Plunkett