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housewifery

[hous-wahy-fuh-ree, -wahyf-ree] /ˈhaʊsˌwaɪ fə ri, -ˌwaɪf ri/
noun
1.
the function or work of a housewife; housekeeping.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English huswyfery. See housewife, -ery
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Examples for housewifery
  • Apprentices were taught the fine art of husbandry, housewifery, and coopering to name a few.

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