1. [syn: farming, agriculture, husbandry]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Husbandry \Hus"band*ry\, n.
1. Care of domestic affairs; economy; domestic management;
There's husbandry in heaven;
Their candles are all out. --Shak.
2. The business of a husbandman, comprehending the various
branches of agriculture; farming.
Husbandry supplieth all things necessary for food.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock [syn:
farming, agriculture, husbandry]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
85 Moby Thesaurus words for "husbandry":
agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology,
agronomics, agronomy, austerity, austerity program, authority,
canniness, care, carefulness, chariness, command, conduct,
contour farming, control, cultivation, culture, direction,
dirt farming, domestic economy, domestic management, dry farming,
dryland farming, economic planning, economicalness, economy,
economy of means, false economy, farm economy, farming,
forehandedness, frugality, frugalness, fruit farming, geoponics,
good management, governance, government, grain farming, guidance,
handling, home economics, homemaking, housekeeping, housewifery,
hydroponics, intensive farming, lead, leading, management,
managery, managing, manipulation, menage, mixed farming, ordering,
parsimoniousness, parsimony, pilotage, providence, prudence,
prudential administration, regulation, running, rural economy,
sharecropping, sparingness, steerage, steering, strip farming,
subsistence farming, tank farming, the conn, the helm, the wheel,
thremmatology, thrift, thriftiness, tight purse strings, tillage,
tilth, truck farming, unwastefulness