2. Noun. (plural of hausfrau) ¹
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Definition of Hausfraus
1. hausfrau [n] - See also: hausfrau
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Literary usage of Hausfraus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Elizabeth and Her German Garden by Elizabeth (1900)
"To most German Hausfraus the dinners and the puddings are of paramount importance, and they pride themselves on keeping those parts of their houses that are ..."
2. The Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power in Nations to by Norman Angell (1911)
"... district driving their families home after service, and the German hausfraus walking the streets with their service-books, dressed in their best. ..."
3. The Social Trend by Edward Alsworth Ross (1922)
"Suppose that, while keeping mortality down to thirteen per thousand, our women would feel it their duty to emulate the prolificacy of the hausfraus of ..."
4. The Evolution of Public Health Nursing by Annie M. Brainard (1922)
"The members were all hard working German "Hausfraus" with their own large families to care for, and the little visiting and nursing they were able to do was ..."
5. Vacation Rambles by Thomas Hughes (1895)
"Nothing can be better than the living, but Mrs. S complains that it is very hard work for hausfraus, and I have heard Lady R say the same thing. ..."
6. The Salamander by Owen Johnson (1914)
"... loyal little Hausfrau — like a million other little Hausfraus who have thought they were in this world to do anything else but marry! ..."