husbandry

Part of speech: noun

Agriculture.

Part of speech: noun

Economical management.

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Usage examples "husbandry":

  1. And Mine Own then to tell me that they did lack to have any such great wonders below the Lesser Redoubt; but that there did be utter monstrous caverns, where that there had been alway a strange and uncouth Country of Husbandry, and lit from the Earth- Current; and they also there to bury their Dead. - "The Night Land", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. For the rest, the dwellers in the City of Pines must surrender their wealth into the treasury of the viceroy, and they themselves, men, women and children, shall be led from the city and be distributed according to the viceroy's pleasure upon the estates of such of the Spanish settlers as he may select, there to learn the useful arts of husbandry and mining. - "Montezuma's Daughter", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. They are in general good farmers and attend chiefly to husbandry. - "First History of New Brunswick", Peter Fisher Commentator: William Fisher.