Definition of Housecraft

1. Noun. Skill in domestic management.

Generic synonyms: Craft, Craftsmanship, Workmanship



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housecraft

housecare
housecarl
housecarls
housecars
housecat
housecats
houseclean
housecleaned
housecleaner
housecleaners
housecleaning
housecleanings
housecleans
housecoat
housecoats
housecraft (current term)
housed
housedog
housedoor
housedoors
housedress
housedresses
housefather
housefathers
houseflies
housefloor
housefloors
housefly
housefront
housefronts

Literary usage of Housecraft

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Teaching by John Adams (1918)
"One result of the general recognition of the fact that housecraft is simply one ... Obviously this will result in a much higher status for housecraft in the ..."

2. Education in Hungary by Hungary (1908)
"G. Classes in housecraft. Courses of Practical Housekeeping have recently been established in connection with some of the High Schools for Girls, ..."

3. The Middle Years by Katharine Tynan (1917)
"their vocation was housecraft and maternity. Whereas we, with a vocation or tastes that take us ... We of the islands are losing the secret of housecraft. ..."

4. The High School Cookery Bookby Grace Bradshaw by Grace Bradshaw (1916)
"Tins book has been written in the hope that it might be useful in secondary schools and training colleges which recognise the scientific basis of housecraft ..."

5. Suggestions on Rural Education by Thomas Southall Dymond (1908)
"... some branch or branches of handicraft for men and of housecraft for women. ... gardening, handicraft, and housecraft in their rural elementary schools ..."

6. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"LEEDS, «Yorkshire Training College of housecraft, Vernon Road. LEICESTER, «Domestic Science Training College, ..."

7. Manual Training Magazine (1913)
""housecraft as a special subject should be restricted to the last two years of the child's school life." "That it should be an instruction from the Board of ..."

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