Definition Of thrift
a European plant that forms low-growing tufts of slender leaves with rounded pink flower heads, growing chiefly on sea cliffs and mountains.
Enclosing the garden will be a traditional dry stone wall planted with native Irish plants - yarrow, thrift , heart's tongue fern and maiden hair spleenwort.
Example Of thrift
Americans have long been very consumption-oriented while the Chinese and other East Asians value thrift .
Around this time, Stephen Smith, a lumber merchant from Pennsylvania, was the largest shareholder in a thrift named Columbia Bank.
At least in some parts of New England, where we still take the values of thrift and conservation seriously, it is the responsible citizen who hangs out, not just environmental zealots.
Battling the elements, espousing values of thrift , industry and resourcefulness, the film has the feel of a ‘Boys' Own Adventure’.
Bert's attention to thrift played out one evening after a Microbiology Resource Committee meeting.