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Such reckoning, of course, only holds good of thrifty, homely France.

The industrious and thrifty would be at the mercy of the lazy and wicked.

A caterer's thrifty concession to the universal passion for irresponsibility.

She declared she was thrifty, but neither a miser, nor a kidnaper, nor a witch.

How neat she was, how thrifty, how comfortable, and how comforting!

He was temperate in his rationalism and thrifty in his philanthropy.

If a man is thrifty it will find expression in the orderliness of his place.

And as a thrifty Addingtonian—you know what we are—I advise you to take it.

It is of the greatest importance to give the young calf a thrifty start.

Every thrifty housewife in America saved her penny as in England.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from thrift + -y (2). Related: Thriftily; thriftiness.

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