Housekeeping

Definition of Housekeeping

House´keep`ing
n.1.The state of occupying a dwelling house as a householder.
2.Care of domestic concerns; management of a house and home affairs.
3.Hospitality; a liberal and hospitable table; a supply of provisions.
Tell me, softly and hastily, what's in the pantry?
Small housekeeping enough, said Phœbe.
- Sir W. Scott.
a.1.Domestic; used in a family; as, housekeeping commodities.

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housekeep, housework, work
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