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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hus·band, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Husbanded; p. pr. & vb. n. Husbanding.]
 1. To direct and manage with frugality; to use or employ to good purpose and the best advantage; to spend, apply, or use, with economy.
 For my means, I'll husband them so well,
 They shall go far.   --Shak.
 2. To cultivate, as land; to till. [R.]
    Land so trim and rarely husbanded.   --Evelyn.
 3. To furnish with a husband. [R.]