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Definition of Thrift
ThriftThrift Thrift, n. [Icel. [thorn]rift. See Thrive.]
1. A thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in
regard to property; frugality.
The rest, . . . willing to fall to thrift, prove
very good husbands. --Spenser.
2. Success and advance in the acquisition of property;
increase of worldly goods; gain; prosperity. ``Your thrift
is gone full clean.' --Chaucer.
I have a mind presages me such thrift. --Shak.
3. Vigorous growth, as of a plant.
4. (Bot.) One of several species of flowering plants of the
genera Statice and Armeria.
Common thrift (Bot.), Armeria vulgaris; -- also called
Syn: Frugality; economy; prosperity; gain; profit.
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