Definition of Husbandry

1. Noun. The practice of cultivating the land or raising stock.




Definition of Husbandry

1. n. Care of domestic affairs; economy; domestic management; thrift.

Definition of Husbandry

1. Noun. The raising of livestock and the cultivation of crops; agriculture ¹

2. Noun. The prudent management or conservation of resources ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Husbandry

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Medical Definition of Husbandry

1. 1. Care of domestic affairs; economy; domestic management; thrift. "There's husbandry in heaven; Their candles are all out." (Shak) 2. The business of a husbandman, comprehending the various branches of agriculture; farming. "Husbandry supplieth all things necessary for food." (Spenser) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Husbandry

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

Literary usage of Husbandry

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1. The American Agriculturist (1847)
"The whole of this region is admirably adapted to sheep husbandry. ... This whole country is finely adapted to the Spanish mode of sheep husbandry. ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1896)
"Manure made upon a farm by the consumption of ils products in the ordinary course of husbandry is a part of the realty. It cannot be sold or carried away by ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1857)
"THE husbandry OF THE ROMANS'. A DETAILED account of the System of Agriculture pursued by the Romans—a people as skilled almost in the arts of tillage as of ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1814)
"This reason will, in some measure, account for the improved systems of husbandry which are established in the northern part of our island, and explain a ..."

5. Six Centuries of Work and Wages: The History of English Labour by James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1906)
"ENGLISH husbandry FROM THE RISE IN PRICES. Identity of Agricultural Operations for Four Centuries—The Three Course System—The Communal Field ..."

6. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"If the only alternative lay between a strictly scientific and an altogether unscientific husbandry, a candid observer would have to concur in the Hindu ..."

7. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1817)
"Great Russell Street, 18 March, 1816. you think that the following account of some customs in husbandry, and the prices of various articles relating thereto ..."

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