Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a husband.

Etymologies

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husband +‎ -like

Examples

  • He talked, and his spirit grew tender and manly and husbandlike, as he told his plans and his hopes.

    Other Main-Travelled Roads

  • It is the duty of the tenant not only to guard the property, but to conduct the farm in a husbandlike manner.

    The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know

  • In husbandry leases, a covenant to cultivate the land in a husbandlike manner, and according to the custom of the district, is always implied; but it is more usual to prescribe the course of tillage which is to be pursued.

    The Book of Household Management

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