Word of the Day: Thrift

thrift / Thrift   noun  
  1. the management of money; frugality
Thrift is independence. Chinese Proverb  
  1. a credit union or savings bank, also called a ‘ institution
Thrifts are generally smaller, local institutions and don’t have the reach or resources of a large national bank. Rosemary Peavler, ?- , thebalancesmb.com/thrift-institution-393341  
  1. any plant belonging to genus Armeria, which contains low-growing perennial herbs
There are many tufts of Thrift growing among the rocks; and each tuft has a number of pink flowers. from ‘On the Seashore’ by R. Cadwallader Smith, ?-  
  1. vigorous plant growth
There were cattle-sheds and signs of thrift in its garden plot. from ‘The Land We Live In’ by Henry Mann, ?-