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Definition of Husbandry

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agriculture, farming; frugality, thriftiness; management of resources
Husbandry Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The business of a husbandman, comprehending the various branches of agriculture; farming.
  
(n.)
Care of domestic affairs; economy; domestic management; thrift.
  
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husbandry
\hus"band*ry\ (?), n.
1. care of domestic affairs; economy; domestic management; thrift. there's husbandry in heaven; their candles are all out.
2. the business of a husbandman, comprehending the various branches of agriculture; farming. husbandry supplieth all things necessary for food.


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 garden husbandry 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
farming: feirmeoireacht
tillage: saothrughadh
economy: bainistighe
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Amaethiad = n. husbandry
Amaethol = a. husbandry
Amaethwriaeth = n. husbandry
Hwsmonaeth = husbandry tillage
Llafurwriaeth = n. husbandry
Maeroni = n. dairy husbandry
Shakespeare Words
economy
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
(synonym) farming, agriculture
(hypernym) cultivation
(hyponym) animal husbandry
(part-meronym) tilling
(class) cultivation
Husbandry Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Animal husbandry is the management and care of farm animals by humans, in which genetic qualities and behavior, considered to be advantageous to humans, are further developed. The term can refer to the practice of selectively breeding and raising livestock to promote desirable traits in animals for utility, sport, pleasure, or research.

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Husbandry Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
(Agriculture) The act or practice of cultivating crops and breeding and raising livestock. Also, the application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding. (Ecology) The careful management or conservation of resources.