from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Housewifery.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The business of a housewife; female domestic economy and skill.
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- noun obsolete The
businessof a housewife; female homemaking.
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"Tend to your huswifery," Bethia's father tells her, "or look to developing some herb lore, if you must be learning something."
_ Come, now I am ready for you; as little devotion, and as much good huswifery as you please.