4-H

Four-H Club

[fawr-eych, fohr-]
noun
an organization sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, established chiefly to instruct young people, originally in rural areas, in modern farming methods and other useful skills, as carpentry and home economics.
Also, 4-H Club.


Origin:
so called from the aim of the organization to improve head, heart, hands, and health

4-H, adjective
4-H'er, noun
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4-H
head, heart, hands, and health (program)
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