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- n. Plural form of Hausfrau.
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They grew fat on the food looted from the conquered territories (a consistent comment of those who fought in Germany in late 1944 and 1945 was their surprise at how well fed the Hausfraus all were and how well stocked their larders).
Not for nothing, but when Anne Frank ` s father hid her in the attic, it was to protect her from the Nazis not to get her a part on the Real Hausfraus of Dusseldorf County.
To most German Hausfraus the dinners and the puddings are of paramount importance, and they pride themselves on keeping those parts of their houses that are seen in a state of perpetual and spotless perfection, and this is exceedingly praiseworthy; but, I would humbly inquire, are there not other things even more important?
The thrifty German Hausfraus make fritters of everything imaginable, and sometimes unimaginable.
Its cooking is excellent, and the German Hausfraus used to be sent to Lennertz's to study for their noble calling.
Hausfraus from hell • It seems to have slipped her mind for a couple of decades, but Bethenny
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