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husband,n. -buhnd, hŭz-bənd> -Though modern-day English specifies this together "a married man," the original word did no necessarily describe a male with a wife. Middle English huseband (circa 1290 C.E.) replaced the Old English word for a married man, wer. However, the Old English ancestor husbonda meant simply "master of the house" and also was adopted from Old vikings husbondi the the exact same definition. Husbondi is a link noun developed from Old vikings hus "house" and bondi/buandi "householder, male with land and also livestock," the latter being the present participle of the Old norseman verb bua "to dwell" from the primitive Indo-European source bhueə-. Therefore initially, a husband was simply a man who own his very own home and land. An extremely often though, as is probably obvious, a husband would marry and start his own family. It appears that these 2 circumstances finished up over-lapping in people"s mental and, as civilization moved more into urban from the land, the married an interpretation won out. Part rarer interpretations for words come from middle English: husband together "peasant farmer" (c. 1200) is still viewed in husbandry (c.1380), when husband together a verb definition "to control thriftily" (c. Mid-15th century) originates from original an interpretation being moved to a steward fairly than the actual understand of the house.
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oh hilarious! so husband and also "animal husbandry" space related! the very first time i heard the latter i assumed "ew.. Being a husband to an animal... Isn"t the illegal?" carry out you know just how it pertained to mean that substantial pillow thing with arms? you know, the one the helps girlfriend half-sit up? maybe just that human being use your husbands to help them do that. Haha
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haha i have one of those and i never knew that was called that! i always just dubbed it the pillow-chair.