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