Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One whose occupation is husbandry; a farmer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a person who raises crops and tends animals; a farmer

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The master of a family.
  • n. A farmer; a cultivator or tiller of the ground.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The master of a house; the head of a family.
  • n. A farmer; a tiller of the soil; one engaged in agriculture.
  • n. A husband of property; an economist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who operates a farm

Etymologies

husband +‎ -man (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The skill of the husbandman is from God, as every good and perfect gift is.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Or it may be understood of the seed of the word which they preached; God threatens to deny his blessing to the instructions they gave the people, so that their labour shall be lost, as that of the husbandman is when the seed is corrupt; and so it agrees with that threatening

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the LORD, saith thus; Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • ¶ Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord, saith thus; Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

    Amos 5.

  • "I think with you that the life of a husbandman is the most delectable," he wrote on another occasion to the same friend.

    George Washington: Farmer

  • Lord: In every street there shall be wailing: and in all places that are without, they shall say: Alas, alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to lament.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Old Testament — Part 2

  • Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

    New Etext of Bible [King James Version]

  • In every street there shall be wailing: and in all places that are without, they shall say: Alas, alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to lament.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete The Challoner Revision

  • The first plow to break the soil for the husbandman was a sharpened stick, but now the art of tilling the soil has risen to such dignity that the Department of Agriculture is the first to be named on the official guide at the World's Columbian Exposition.

    Unwritten History

  • “I think with you that the life of a husbandman is the most delectable,” he wrote on another occasion to the same friend.

    George Washington Farmer

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