Definition of husbandry:
market-gardening, retrenchment, conservation, factory farm, housekeeping, thriftiness, preservation, floriculture, culture, conservancy, providence, kitchen-gardening, tillage, agribusiness, land, economy, keep, frugality, management, administration.
But now they find it necessary to spare the woods a little, and this change will be universally beneficial; for whilst they lived entirely by selling the trees they felled, they did not pay sufficient attention to husbandry; consequently, advanced very slowly in agricultural knowledge.- "Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark", Mary Wollstonecraft.
But by noontide their way began to mount upwards among blue hills that they had marked from the city walls toward the west, and of man's husbandry they saw no more, but tall red- stemmed pine trees bordered the way on either side, and silence and loneliness increased.- "The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland", T. W. Rolleston.
- "Popular Law-making", Frederic Jesup Stimson.