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.
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For my means, I'll husband them so well,
They shall go far.
Shak.
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2. To cultivate, as land; to till. [R.]
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Land so trim and rarely husbanded.
Evelyn.
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3. To furnish with a husband. [R.] Shak.
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