Pronunciation: (huz'bund),[key] —n. 1. a married man, esp. when considered in relation to his wife.
2. Brit.a manager.
3. Archaic.a prudent or frugal manager.
—v.t. 1. to manage, esp. with prudent economy.
2. to use frugally; conserve: to husband one's resources. 3. Archaic. a. to be or become a husband to; marry.
b. to find a husband for.
c. to till; cultivate.