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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Housekeeping  \House"keep`ing\,  a. 
  Domestic;  used  in  a  family;  as  housekeeping  commodities. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.  [Obs.] 
 
  Tell  me  softly  and  hastily,  what's  in  the  pantry? 
  Small  housekeeping  enough,  said  Ph[oe]be.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  housekeeping 
  n  :  the  work  of  cleaning  and  running  a  house  [syn:  {housework}] 




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