THRIFT, n. [from thrive.] Frugality; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property.

The rest--willing to fall to thrift; prove very good husbands.

1. Prosperity; success and advance in the acquisition of property; increase of worldly goods; gain.

I have a mind presages me such thrift.

2. Vigorous growth, as of a plant.

3. In botany, a plant of the genus Statice.