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(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene) a withered tree, through husbands toyle, / Is often seene full freshly to have florisht (..)
1627, (w), ''An Apologie Or Declaration of the Power and Providence of God in the Government of the World''
- The painfull husband plowing up his ground, Shall finde all fret and rust both pikes and shields
- He is the neatest husband for curious ordering his domestick and field accommodations.
(quote-book)|year=1645|title=Good Thoughts in Bad Times| section=Occasional Meditations: V| passage=God knows how little time is left me, and may I be a good husband, to improve the short remnant thereof.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| year=1719| section=Chapter 16| passage=So I went and fetched a good dram of rum, and gave him; for I had been so good a husband of my rum that I had a great deal left. When he had drank it, I made him take the two fowling-pieces, which we always carried, and load them with large swan-shot, as big as small pistol-bullets. Then I took four muskets, and loaded them with two slugs and five small bullets each; and my two pistols I loaded with a brace of bullets each. I hung my great sword, as usual, naked, by my side, and gave ''Friday'' his hatchet.
A man in a marriage or marital relationship, especially in relation to his spouse.
- The husband and wife are one person in law.
(RQ:Belloc Lowndes Lodger)
- A great bargain also had been(..)the arm-chair in which Bunting now sat forward, staring into the dull, small fire. In fact, that arm-chair had been an extravagance of Mrs. Bunting. She had wanted her husband to be comfortable after the day's work was done, and she had paid thirty-seven shillings for the chair.
(quote-book)| chapter=6| title=A Cuckoo in the Nest| passage=But Sophia's mother was not the woman to brook defiance. After a few moments' vain remonstrance her husband complied. His manner and appearance were suggestive of a satiated sea-lion.
A large cushion with arms meant to support a person in the sitting position.
1719, (w), ''(w)''
- ...I found pens, ink, and paper, and I husbanded them to the utmost; and I shall show that while my ink lasted, I kept things very exact, but after that was gone I could not, for I could not make any ink by any means that I could devise.
- Land so trim and rarely husbanded.
To provide with a husband.
(RQ:Shakespeare Julius Caesar)
To engage or act as a husband to; assume the care of or responsibility for; accept as one's own.
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