- domenico veneziano,
- domesday book,
- domestic animal,
- domestic commerce,
- domestic court,
- domestic fowl,
- domestic partner
Origin of domestic
Examples from the Web for domestically
Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
“Internationally there has been a lot of horror and contempt for her actions, domestically very little,” he said.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Domestically, the former governor offers an avowedly nationalistic agenda, focused on American self-sufficiency.Iowa Frontrunner Mike Huckabee Talks to The Daily Beast|Lloyd Green|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The SpaceX Falcon 9v1.1, all privately funded, all domestically sourced, can carry 28,990 lbs.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I saw our domestically focused agencies devote a substantial portion of their budgets to their pressing needs.Billie Holiday, Barack Obama, and the Pain of Black Women|Joshua DuBois|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Domestically, this is a musical country, and local performers are never hard to find.Thirty Years in Australia|Ada Cambridge
Domestically produced feed concentrates have been of poor quality and nutritionally unbalanced.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
That last month in New York had been a horribly enervating one, both meteorologically and domestically speaking.The Whirligig of Time|Wayland Wells Williams
We have said that Blachland had undergone a stormy time of it domestically, by reason of this new and sudden absence.The Triumph of Hilary Blachland|Bertram Mitford
Domestically he is perhaps the most productive son of the North American continent.The Money Master, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Word Origin for domestic
early 15c., from Middle French domestique (14c.) and directly from Latin domesticus "belonging to the household," from domus "house," from PIE *domo-/*domu- "house, household" (cf. Sanskrit damah "house;" Avestan demana- "house;" Greek domos "house," despotes "master, lord;" Latin dominus "master of a household;" Old Church Slavonic domu, Russian dom "house;" Lithuanian dimstis "enclosed court, property;" Old English timber "building, structure"), from *dem-/*dom- "build."
It represents the usual Indo-European word for "house" (Italian, Spanish casa are from Latin casa "cottage, hut;" Germanic *hus is of obscure origin). The noun meaning "household servant" is 1530s (a sense also found in Old French domestique). Domestics, originally "articles of home manufacture," is attested from 1620s. Related: Domestically. Domestic violence is attested from 19c. as "revolution and insurrection;" 1977 as "spouse abuse, violence in the home."