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1. management (of a household) Mer.V. III. iv. 25 “I commit into your hands The and manage of my house;—good ,” profitable, careful, or economical management H5 IV. i. 7, Cor. IV. vii. 22; also “=good ,” economy, thrift Troil. I. ii. 7 “like as there were husbandry in war,” Per. III. ii. 20 (in both instances with ref. to early rising).
2. cultivation of the soil, tillage, farming Meas. I. iv. 44 (fig.) “tilth and ,” AYL. II. iii. 65, 2H4 III. ii. 126, H5 V. ii. 39, 2H6 III. i. 33 “they'll . . . choke the herbs for want of husbandry.” [516 [508].
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