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pridein the upkeepof one's home; the quality of being house-proud
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If you lose your housepride, you’re dead or dying in my book – this is what I was brought up to believe.
The second feminist argument, though, is whether or not this exaggerated housepride, the love of trinkets and paints and interiors magazines and assorted bollocks there's a long-running line about a bedspread made from reclaimed Welsh wool has anything to do with the condition of being female.