husband man

husbandman

[huhz-buhnd-muhn]
noun, plural husbandmen.
a farmer.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English husbondeman. See husband, man1

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husbandman (ˈhʌzbəndmən)
 
n , pl -men
a farmer

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Husbandman definition


one whose business it is to cultivate the ground. It was one of the first occupations, and was esteemed most honourable (Gen. 9:20; 26:12, 14; 37:7, etc.). All the Hebrews, except those engaged in religious services, were husbandmen. (See AGRICULTURE.)

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