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domestic science

noun
Origin of domestic science
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • Silvia had all the requisites of mind and manner and domestic science necessary to a “hearth-and home-” maker.

    Our Next-Door Neighbors Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • All of the industries will be taught, from domestic science to draughting.

  • She's a crank on domestic science and girls knowing how to cook and all that.

    Two Little Women Carolyn Wells
  • Many other positions are open to the domestic science graduate.

    The Canadian Girl at Work Marjory MacMurchy
  • Thus the State of Idaho appropriated $2500 for the establishment of a lectureship in domestic science.

  • This is domestic science as applied to the human organization.

    Stranded in Arcady Francis Lynde
  • Her domestic science was only half a day's work and she needed more.

    Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge Pemberton Ginther
  • Universities have established departments of domestic science, and there are also domestic science training schools.

    The Canadian Girl at Work Marjory MacMurchy
  • My mother had insisted that I take with me my younger sister, just from college, but with no domestic science tendencies.

    Every Step in Canning Grace Viall Gray
  • There are possibilities in household work and domestic science which have not yet been realized.

    The Canadian Girl at Work Marjory MacMurchy
British Dictionary definitions for domestic science

domestic science

noun
1.
the study of cooking, needlework, and other subjects concerned with household skills
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