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- v. To carry out the domestic duties of housekeeping.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. to take care of all household-related business.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To keep house; live as a family in a house.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. maintain a household; take care of all business related to a household
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Twelve years before she had come here to "housekeep," as the old phrase went.
And there's a tight little cottage of three rooms the two of you can housekeep in.
Today, the most common type of marriage is the Companionate Marriage, in which husband and wife each have a career, and they co-parent and co-housekeep according to gender-free norms they negotiate.
He certainly knows the latinos who housekeep and wash his poopie undies on his Texas big boy ranch.
It is not that men cannot knit, it is a question of time - work down the coal mine and play football at weekends - or housekeep, cook and rear children.
As our system already uses a script to housekeep the system upon 90% utilisation, there is 10% about 500MB allowance for the system to continue running.
I needed a woman in the house to -- to housekeep and to look after my kids. '
"Gods, one would think no one in this band has the wit to housekeep but me,"
The housekeep - ing keys are the smaller ones, room keys the larger.
"Mrs. Goodale's gone, too, and there ain't nobody else to housekeep for us," Rosslyn added plaintively, "'cept Mercy."
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