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husbanded


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  For  my  means  I'll  husband  them  so  well  They  shall 
  go  far  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  cultivate,  as  land;  to  till.  [R.] 
 
  Land  so  trim  and  rarely  husbanded.  --Evelyn. 
 
  3.  To  furnish  with  a  husband.  [R.]  --Shak. 




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