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Patrons of Husbandry

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Patrons of Husbandry the grangers. See Granger, 2.
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Usage

In literature:

Now, in regard to the railroads, with which it is generally supposed the Patrons of Husbandry are in fierce conflict.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII. No. 30. September, 1873" by Various
Therefore he was the patron of husbandry.
"The Myths of the New World" by Daniel G. Brinton
The official title of the Grange is "Patrons of Husbandry," of the members, "Patrons," and of the various divisions, "Granges.
"Chapters in Rural Progress" by Kenyon L. Butterfield
Husbandry, Patrons of, 193.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
The organization of the Patrons of Husbandry forms a nucleus around which all reformers can rally.
"Monopolies and the People" by D. C. Cloud
Heno was said to gather the clouds and pour out the warm rain; he was the patron of husbandry, and was invoked at seedtime and harvest.
"The Masculine Cross" by Anonymous
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