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noun as in housekeeping

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My mother lived in a time and place where aspiration beyond housewifery and motherhood was neither expected nor admired.

Mrs. P. My housewifery is but small; but God gave me grace to go to the true church.

Three steadinesses of good womanhood: keeping a steady tongue; a steady chastity; a steady housewifery.

But, with true Maryland housewifery, she must personally see to all the details of the annual flitting.

Mandy had said truly that there wasn't a thing on the farm she didn't love to do, and the gift of housewifery ran in the family.

It became an industrial society to help people to homes and teach practical farming, trades, and housewifery.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to housewifery, such as: housework, domestic science, and home economy.

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