household Idioms & Phrases
head of household
noun the head of a household or family or tribe
noun an appliance that does a particular job in the home
noun theory and practice of homemaking
home ec; home economics; domestic science.
- bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. Obs.
- (Rom. Antiq.), the gods presiding over the house and family; the Lares and Penates; hence, all objects endeared by association with home.
noun drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth
- troops appointed to attend and guard the sovereign or his residence.
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