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Husband, vb. 1) to till, to cultivate: “bare land, manured, --ed and tilled with good endeavour,” H4B IV, 3, 130.
2) to use with economy, to guard: “h. nature's riches from expense,” Sonn. 94, 6.
3) to manage: “h. your device,” Wiv. IV, 6, 52. “it will be pastime passing excellent, if it be --ed with modesty,” Shr. Ind. 1, 68. “and for my means, I'll h. them so well, they shall go far,” Hml. IV, 5, 138.
4) to supply with a husband, to marry: “that I --ed her bed in Florence,” Alls V, 3, 126. “so fathered and so --ed,” Caes. II, 1, 297. “if he should h. you,” Lr. V, 3, 70.
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