What is a rubbish husbandman?

A husbandman is a human who husbands. To husband is a verb. “To administer as a good householder or steward” either materially as in “husbanding the valleys which lie nearest to him” or immaterially,  as in “I will labour so to husband the stock that god hath left in my hands, that I may return my soul better than I recieved it” (all quotes are from an old edition of the full oxford english dictionary).

A rubbish husbandman is not very good at it…


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s