Huswife

  • 1Huswife — Hus wife, n. [OE. huswif; hus house + wif wife. Cf. {Hussy} a housewife, {Housewife}.] [Written also {housewife}.] 1. A female housekeeper; a woman who manages domestic affairs; a thirfty woman. The bounteous huswife Nature. Shak. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 2huswife — /husˈif/ obsolete form of ↑housewife * * * huswife etc.: see housewife, etc …

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  • 3Huswife — Hus wife, v. t. To manage with frugality; said of a woman. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4huswife — see HOUSEWIFE (Cf. housewife) …

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  • 5huswife — Housewife House wife , n. [House + wife. Cf. {Hussy}.] 1. The wife of a householder; the mistress of a family; the female head of a household. Shak. [1913 Webster] He a good husband, a good housewife she. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Usually… …

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  • 6huswife — Housewife House wife , n. [House + wife. Cf. {Hussy}.] 1. The wife of a householder; the mistress of a family; the female head of a household. Shak. [1913 Webster] He a good husband, a good housewife she. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Usually… …

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  • 7huswife — 1. noun A small case containing scissors, thread, needles and other sewing things. He cals her on a sudden, all to naught; she is a strumpet, a light huswife, a bitch, an arrant whore. 2. verb To manage with frugality …

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  • 8huswife — n. Housewife, female economist, thrifty woman …

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  • 9housewife — Huswife Hus wife, n. [OE. huswif; hus house + wif wife. Cf. {Hussy} a housewife, {Housewife}.] [Written also {housewife}.] 1. A female housekeeper; a woman who manages domestic affairs; a thirfty woman. The bounteous huswife Nature. Shak. [1913… …

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  • 10Housewife — House wife , n. [House + wife. Cf. {Hussy}.] 1. The wife of a householder; the mistress of a family; the female head of a household. Shak. [1913 Webster] He a good husband, a good housewife she. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Usually pronounced ?.)… …

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  • 11hussy — Housewife House wife , n. [House + wife. Cf. {Hussy}.] 1. The wife of a householder; the mistress of a family; the female head of a household. Shak. [1913 Webster] He a good husband, a good housewife she. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Usually… …

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  • 12Sailor's housewife — Housewife House wife , n. [House + wife. Cf. {Hussy}.] 1. The wife of a householder; the mistress of a family; the female head of a household. Shak. [1913 Webster] He a good husband, a good housewife she. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Usually… …

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  • 13Hussy — Hus sy, n. [From Icel. h?si a case, prob. fr. h?s house. See {House}, and cf. {Housewife} a bag, {Huswife} a bag.] A case or bag. See {Housewife}, 2. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14Hussy — Hus sy, n. [Contr. fr. huswife.] 1. A housewife or housekeeper. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A worthless woman or girl; a forward wench; a jade; used as a term of contempt or reproach. Grew. [1913 Webster] 3. A pert girl; a frolicsome or sportive… …

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  • 15Huswifely — Hus wife*ly, a. Like a huswife; capable; economical; prudent. adv. In a huswifely manner. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16Trifle — For the type of metal, see Pewter. Trifle Trifle is a dessert dish made from thick (or often solidified) custard, fruit, sponge cake, fruit juice or gelatin, and whipped cream. These ingredients are usually arranged in layers with fruit and… …

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  • 17Gervase Markham — For Mozilla Foundation employee, see Gervase Markham (programmer). Gervase (or Jervis) Markham (ca. 1568 – February 3, 1637) was an English poet and writer, best known for his work The English Huswife, Containing the Inward and Outward Virtues… …

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  • 18Subtlety — A subtlety (also sotelty or soteltie ) was an elaborate form of dish common during the late Middle Ages in Europe, particularly in England and France. [Laurioux, Bruno, Les livres de cuisine en Occident à la fin du Moyen Age , Thèse de doctorat:… …

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  • 19Trifle — ist eine englische Süßspeise, bestehend aus mehreren Schichten aus Custard, Obst oder Marmelade, Biskuitkuchen und Schlagsahne. Der Biskuit wird im Allgemeinen mit Alkohol getränkt (Port, süßen Sherry, Madeira oder auch Weißwein). Das Wort Trifle …

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  • 20Gervase Markham — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Markham (homonymie). Gervase (ou Jervis) Markham (vers 1568 3 février 1637) est un poète et écrivain anglais, connu pour son travail The English Huswife, Containing the Inward and Outward Virtues Which… …

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