Definition of Husbandly

1. Adjective. Befitting or characteristic of a husband.

Derivative terms: Husband
Antonyms: Wifely



2. Adjective. Related to or suited to a husband. "Assumed husbandly duties like mowing the lawn"
Similar to: Domestic
Derivative terms: Husband

Definition of Husbandly

1. a. Frugal; thrifty.

Definition of Husbandly

1. Adjective. Having the characteristics of a husband. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Husbandly

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Husbandly

hurtlingly
hurts
hurty
husband
husband-in-law
husband-wife privilege
husbandable
husbandage
husbanded
husbander
husbanders
husbandhood
husbanding
husbandless
husbandlike
husbandly (current term)
husbandman
husbandmen
husbandries
husbandry
husbands
hush
hush-hush
hush down
hush kit
hush kits
hush money
hush one's mouth
hush puppy
hush up

Literary usage of Husbandly

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1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"TUSSER, Good husbandly Lesson*. husbandly Fare. " Now leeks are in season, for pottage full good, And spareth the milch cow, and purgeth the blood ; These ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... slang or 2. husbandly (less formal). mark, n. I. See AIM, OBJECT. 2. Referring to a thing shot at: target (primarily spec.); spec, butt (orig. archery), ..."

3. The New England Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of the States, Counties by John Hayward (1857)
"The inhabitants of the two latter are not numerous, are chiefly occupied with the pursuits of husbandly, and are distinguished for their habits of industry ..."

4. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"husbandly, inclusive of the keeping or breeding of Live Stock, Poultry, or Bees, and the growth of Fruit, Vegetables, and the like" (s. 20). ..."

5. Christmas with the Poets: A Collection of Songs, Carols, and Descriptive by Henry Vizetelly, Miles Birket Foster (1851)
"... CHRISTMAS husbandly FARE. (THOMAS TUSSER,) GOOD husband and housewife, now chiefly be glad Things handsome to have, as they ought to be ..."

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