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husbandman

[huhz-buh nd-muh n] /ˈhʌz bənd mən/
noun, plural husbandmen.
1.
a farmer.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English husbondeman. See husband, man1
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British Dictionary definitions for husband-men

husbandman

/ˈhʌzbəndmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a farmer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for husband-men

husbandman

c.1300, "head of a family;" early 14c., "tiller of the soil," from husband (n.) + man (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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husband-men in the Bible

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.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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