HuswifeHus"wife\, n. [OE. huswif; hus house + wif wife. Cf. Hussy a housewife, Housewife.] [Written also housewife.]1. A female housekeeper; a woman who manages domestic affairs; a thirfty woman. "The bounteous huswife Nature." --Shak. The huswife is she that do labor doth fall. --Tusser. 2. A worthless woman; a hussy. [Obs.] --Shak. 3. [See Hussy a bag.] A case for sewing materials. See Housewife. --Cowper.
HuswifeHus"wife\, v. t. To manage with frugality; -- said of a woman. --Dryden.
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|