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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of housekeep.

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Examples

  • Or, rather, she lives with him and housekeeps for him.

    The Hermit of Far End

  • Whoever housekeeps for me has to undertake all this, and has to make a certain sum of money cover a certain expenditure.

    Polly A New-Fashioned Girl

  • And Milly, my sister-in-law, who perpetually laughs at nothing and housekeeps for Papa, since her husband, my eldest brother, Henry Irving, died.”

    Final Curtain

  • "My dear Wanda," put in Deulin, in a voice of gravest protest, "you surely do not expect that of a lady who housekeeps for all humanity.

    The Vultures

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