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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Domestic  \Do*mes"tic\,  a.  [L.  domesticus,  fr  domus  use:  cf  F. 
  domestique  See  1st  {Dome}.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  one's  house  or  home,  or  one's 
  household  or  family;  relating  to  home  life;  as  domestic 
  concerns,  life,  duties,  cares  happiness,  worship, 
  servants. 
 
  His  fortitude  is  the  more  extraordinary,  because  his 
  domestic  feelings  were  unusually  strong.  --Macaulay. 
 
  4.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  nation  considered  as  a  family  or 
  home,  or  to  one's  own  country;  intestine;  not  foreign;  as 
  foreign  wars  and  domestic  dissensions.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Remaining  much  at  home;  devoted  to  home  duties  or 
  pleasures;  as  a  domestic  man  or  woman. 
 
  4.  Living  in  or  near  the  habitations  of  man;  domesticated; 
  tame  as  distinguished  from  wild;  as  domestic  animals. 
 
  5.  Made  in  one's  own  house,  nation,  or  country;  as  domestic 
  manufactures,  wines,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Domestic  \Do*mes"tic\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  lives  in  the  family  of  an  other  as  hired 
  household  assistant;  a  house  servant. 
 
  The  master  labors  and  leads  an  anxious  life,  to 
  secure  plenty  and  ease  to  the  domestic.  --V.  Knox. 
 
  2.  pl  (Com.)  Articles  of  home  manufacture,  especially  cotton 
  goods.  [U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  domestic 
  adj  1:  of  concern  to  or  concerning  the  internal  affairs  of  a 
  nation;  "domestic  issues  such  as  tax  rate  and  highway 
  construction"  [ant:  {foreign}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  the  home;  "domestic  servant";  "domestic 
  science" 
  3:  of  or  involving  the  home  or  family;  "domestic  worries"; 
  "domestic  happiness";  "they  share  the  domestic  chores"; 
  "everything  sounded  very  peaceful  and  domestic";  "an 
  author  of  blood-and-thunder  novels  yet  quite  domestic  in 
  his  taste"  [ant:  {undomestic}] 
  4:  converted  or  adapted  to  domestic  use  "domestic  animals"; 
  "domesticated  plants  like  maize"  [syn:  {domesticated}] 
  5:  produced  in  a  particular  country;  "domestic  wine";  "domestic 
  oil" 
  n  :  a  household  servant  [syn:  {domestic  help},  {house  servant}] 




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