Manage a household, especially do the housework. For example, It's difficult to find time to keep house when you work full-time. [c. 1600]
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Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
This Congress will welcome more women than ever before at 19 percent of the House and 20 percent of the Senate.
Even internally in the House, women are not getting their fair shake.
“Someone is determined to keep Bill Cosby off TV,” she continued.
He then provides some insight into his psyche - complete with Animal House reference.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin