see housewife.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for huswife

Historical Examples of huswife

  • Shall the free Princess be the huswife of a yellow Baltic dwarf?

    Joan of the Sword Hand

    S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett

  • Carding and spinning were common duties of the huswife and her daughters.

  • Rachel began filling the huswife with needles, and John went on with his packing.

    Verner's Pride

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • Dr. Beaumont's finances were now in such a state as compelled him to huswife his hospitality.