THRIFT'Y, adjective Frugal; sparing; using economy and good management of property.
I am glad he has so much youth and vigor left, of which he has not been thrifty
1. More generally, thriving by industry and frugality; prosperous in the acquisition of worldly goods; increasing in wealth; as a thrifty farmer or mechanic.
2. Thriving; growing rapidly or vigorously; as a plant.
3. Well husbanded.
I have five hundred crowns,
The thrifty hire I sav'd under your father.