The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

1 definition found
 for Husbanding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Husband \Hus"band\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Husbanded; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Husbanding.]
     1. To direct and manage with frugality; to use or employ to
        good purpose and the best advantage; to spend, apply, or
        use, with economy.
        [1913 Webster]
              For my means, I'll husband them so well,
              They shall go far.                    --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To cultivate, as land; to till. [R.]
        [1913 Webster]
              Land so trim and rarely husbanded.    --Evelyn.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. To furnish with a husband. [R.] --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229