House"keep`ing, n.


The state of being occupying a dwelling house as a householder.


Care of domestic concerns; management of a house and home affairs.


Hospitality; a liberal and hospitable table; a supply of provisions.


Tell me, softly and hastly, what's in the pantry? Small housekeeping enough, said Phebe. Sir W. Scott.


© Webster 1913.

House"keep`ing, a.

Domestic; used in a family; as, housekeeping commodities.


© Webster 1913.

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