Origin of housekeeping
verb (used without object), house·kept, house·keep·ing.
Origin of housekeep
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Contemporary Examples of housekeeping
He moves her with no more concern for her condition than if she were a bag of dirty linen left behind by housekeeping.Ray Rice Should Have Remembered His 'Kindness' Anti-Bullying Wristband
September 10, 2014
Housekeeping: I have some travel today and tomorrow, so this is today's last post.How to Make Seniors Suspicious of Ryan and Romney
August 22, 2012
Taking on the role of emcee, Jimmy Kimmel shared a few housekeeping reminders with the audience.White House Correspondents Dinner: 9 Best Moments (Video)
April 29, 2012
Historical Examples of housekeeping
This caretaker was a man, but with all the housekeeping ability of a woman.
That's not good for housekeeping; it's foolish waste of time.
"The housekeeping is enough," she answered, with her tranquil smile.Questionable Shapes
William Dean Howells
Her housekeeping capacity was not large enough to comprehend them.Barnaby Rudge
Money had long since been saved to set them up in housekeeping.L'Assommoir