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husbandman

[huhz-buh nd-muh n] /ˈhʌz bənd mən/
noun, plural husbandmen.
1.
a farmer.
Origin of husbandman
1300-1350
First recorded in 1300-50, husbandman is from the Middle English word husbondeman. See husband, man1
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husbandman

/ˈhʌzbəndmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a farmer
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Word Origin and History for husbandman

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

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