Word of the Day: Thrift
thrift / Thrift
- the management of money; frugality
Thrift is independence.
- 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
- 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, ?-
- vigorous plant growth
There were cattle-sheds and signs of thrift in its garden plot.
from ‘The Land We Live In’ by Henry Mann, ?-