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Definition of Husbander
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Husbander
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1. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"I would have him a good husbander but he is but a child. For shoes, gloves, hankers & stockins, they ask very deare, 8 shillings for ..."
2. A Short History of Germany by Ernest Flagg Henderson (1902)
"... midst of a campaign he would endanger his person and his cause for the sake of a chamois or a stag. A bad husbander of resources, he was always in debt; ..."
3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... frugality ; manner of using, MANAGER, (man'-aje-er) n. ». One who has the conduct or direction of any thing ; a man of frugality ; a good husbander. ..."
4. Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry Brewster Stanton (1850)
"A great husbander of moments, he took air and exercise while entertaining ordinary visitors; and, when conversing on his favorite themes with such as ..."
5. Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts: Including by John Heneage Jesse (1855)
"A careful husbander of his time, he never permitted the enticements of pleasure to interfere with the duties of the day. Although his capacity rather fitted ..."
6. The New-York Legal Observer by Samuel Owen (1847)
"... otherwise, euch person to be construed and taken as the husbander of the runaway. The second imposes the penalty of imprisonment in the penitentiary, ..."