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household Idioms & Phrases

head of household

  • noun the head of a household or family or tribe

household appliance

  • noun an appliance that does a particular job in the home
    home appliance.

household arts

  • noun theory and practice of homemaking
    home ec; home economics; domestic science.

Household bread

  • bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. Obs.
Webster 1913

Household gods

  • (Rom. Antiq.), the gods presiding over the house and family; the Lares and Penates; hence, all objects endeared by association with home.
Webster 1913

household linen

  • noun drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth
    white goods.

Household troops

  • troops appointed to attend and guard the sovereign or his residence.
Webster 1913