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domestic science

Origin of domestic science
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I know it runs counter to all our fixed ideas and what we are taught in domestic-science classes.

    Home Fires in France Dorothy Canfield
  • But the teacher must, in most instances, move out of her domestic-science kitchen with its little gas stoves and quart sauce-pans.

  • Some will have to be fed in the schools, and here is an opportunity for the older girls in domestic-science classes.

British Dictionary definitions for domestic-science

domestic science

the study of cooking, needlework, and other subjects concerned with household skills
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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