/huz"beuhn dree/, n.
1. the cultivation and production of edible crops or of animals for food; agriculture; farming.
2. the science of raising crops or food animals.
3. careful or thrifty management; frugality, thrift, or conservation.
4. the management of domestic affairs or of resources generally.
[1250-1300; ME housebondrie. See HUSBAND, -RY]

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