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  • n. Plural form of housekeeper.


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  • "Black spaghetti," is the term housekeepers for Hospitality Management Inc., which owns and operates five hotels in Sacramento, Calif., use to describe the tangled strands of wires in their collections.

    Good Thing Hotels Don't Charge for Left-Behind Chargers

  • Others address the basic essentials, with "housekeepers" - already employed by one hospital - suggested to look after standards of food and cleanliness. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Page: 278 The Woman's Advocate. feel that the present excitement among women, and to them "onpleasantness," is unaccountable -- who can't possibly comprehend why the women will not be "content within their sphere" -- why they can't all be "housekeepers" -- might be enlightened if they would but study the subject a little from Mr. Tulliver's stand-point.

    Tulliver's Philosophy.

  • The nation's 433,000 hotel maids (also called housekeepers) make a median wage of $9.42 per hour, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor S.atistics.

    The Seattle Times

  • I still am displeased w/Hyatt and the amount of pressure and the public relations disaster it took to get this far - with Hyatt still calling the housekeepers ... or someone else?

    Blue Mass. Group - Front Page

  • But when the plod were called in, they found that the details for the sellers matched the address of the Beckhams 'long term housekeepers,

    The Inquirer

  • While condemning gay sex as disordered and at the same time insisting on celibacy in an age in which heterosexual clerics can no longer get away with the hypocrisy of "housekeepers", the Vatican is gradually creating a predominantly gay priesthood in all but the developing world.

    The Vatican: a very Italian institution

  • Throughout the Middle East, one finds guest workers many from the Phillipines and Indonesiawho, while working legally, are relegated to non career tasks such as housekeepers and servants in the petro states.

    Firedoglake » Weeding Out the Racists

  • Those actors who were also "housekeepers" shared twice in the profits of the playhouse; and it was a part of the plan of the

    Shakespearean Playhouses A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings to the Restoration

  • The "housekeepers," in return for providing the building, received one-half of the income from the galleries; the company, for entertaining the public, received the other half of the income from the galleries, plus the takings at the doors.

    Shakespearean Playhouses A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings to the Restoration


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