- household troops,
- household word,
Origin of housekeeper
Examples from the Web for housekeeper
She was once quoted as saying that she wanted to help all women who “are not wasting life being a housekeeper.”Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss|J. North Conway|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Hart and Cohle interviewed the old Tuttle housekeeper, she also remembered a scarred face.
It was Beethoven who once fired his housekeeper for telling a lie.Japan’s Beloved Deaf Composer is Neither Deaf Nor a Composer|Jimmy So|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A housekeeper came out to buy some, wiping her hands on her apron.
And, while he was vetoing marriage equality, it turns out that he was carrying on with his housekeeper!‘To Be Takei’ Traces George Takei’s Journey From Japanese Internment Camps to Cultural Icon|Marlow Stern|January 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mops are impossible, and this is another subject on which the housekeeper can wax eloquent.Guide to Hotel Housekeeping|Mary E. Palmer
“Penny, I just read your story in the paper,” the housekeeper scolded.Clue of the Silken Ladder|Mildred A. Wirt
I occupied a room on the top landing, separated from my housekeeper's by a sepulchral-looking corridor.Ghostly Phenomena|Elliot O'Donnell.
I explained the condition of my housekeeper, and proposed that we should dine at a restaurant.The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard|Anatole France
I can sympathize with you in your troubles, having been a housekeeper myself, and known disappointment in trusted servants.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)|George Eliot