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.

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