husbandman

  • 1 Husbandman — Hus band*man, n.; pl. {Husbandmen}. 1. The master of a family. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A farmer; a cultivator or tiller of the ground. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 husbandman — c.1300, head of a family; early 14c., tiller of the soil, from HUSBAND (Cf. husband) (n.) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 husbandman — [huz′bənd mən] n. pl. husbandmen [huz′bəndmən] [ME: see HUSBAND] Archaic a farmer …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 husbandman — noun a person who raises crops and tends animals; a farmer Valiant Wisdom tilling and draining; escorted by owl eyed Pedantry, by owlish and vulturish and many other forms of Folly; the valiant husbandman assiduously tilling; the blind greedy… …

    Wiktionary

  • 5 husbandman — A farmer, a cultivator or tiller of the ground. The word farmer is colloquially used as synonymous with husbandman , but originally meant a tenant who cultivates leased ground …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 6 husbandman — A farmer, a cultivator or tiller of the ground. The word farmer is colloquially used as synonymous with husbandman , but originally meant a tenant who cultivates leased ground …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 7 husbandman — noun Date: 14th century 1. one that plows and cultivates land ; farmer 2. a specialist in a branch of farm husbandry …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 husbandman — /huz beuhnd meuhn/, n., pl. husbandmen. a farmer. [1300 50; ME husbondeman. See HUSBAND, MAN1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 Husbandman —    One whose business it is to cultivate the ground. It was one of the first occupations, and was esteemed most honourable (Gen. 9:20; 26:12, 14; 37:7, etc.). All the Hebrews, except those engaged in religious services, were husbandmen. (See… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 10 husbandman — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. planter, agriculturalist, forester; see farmer …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 husbandman — hus|band|man [ hʌzbəndmən ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a farmer …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 husbandman — hus·band·man || hÊŒzbÉ™ndmÉ™n n. farmer, one who works the soil …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 husbandman — noun (plural husbandmen) archaic a farmer. Origin ME: from husband in the obs. sense farmer + man …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 husbandman — n. Agriculturist, farmer, tiller of the ground, cultivator of the soil …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 husbandman — noun (C) old use a farmer …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 husbandman — hus·band·man …

    English syllables

  • 17 husbandman — hus•band•man [[t]ˈhʌz bənd mən[/t]] n. pl. men a farmer • Etymology: 1300–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 husbandman — /ˈhʌzbəndmən/ (say huzbuhndmuhn) noun (plural husbandmen) → farmer (def. 1) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 husbandman — noun a person who operates a farm • Syn: ↑farmer, ↑granger, ↑sodbuster • Derivationally related forms: ↑farmerette (for: ↑farmer), ↑farm ( …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 A Proper Dialogue Between A Gentleman and a Husbandman — A proper dyaloge betwene a Gentilman and a Husbandman eche complaynynge to other their miserable calamite through the ambicion of the clergye was printed in two versions by Hans Luft (i.e., Johannes Hoochstraten) of Antwerp in 1529. This book… …

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