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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
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Agriculture, also called farming or husbandry, is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel, drugs and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the development of civilization. The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science. The history of agriculture dates back thousands of years, and its development has been driven and defined by greatly different climates, cultures, and technologies. However, all farming generally relies on techniques to expand and maintain the lands that are suitable for raising domesticated species. For plants, this usually requires some form of irrigation, although there are methods of dryland farming. Livestock are raised in a combination of grassland-based and landless systems, in an industry that covers almost one-third of the world's ice- and water-free area. In the developed world, industrial agriculture based on large-scale monoculture has become the dominant system of modern farming, although there is growing support for sustainable agriculture, including permaculture and organic agriculture.

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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.