Definition of Housewarmings

1. Noun. (plural of housewarming) ¹



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Definition of Housewarmings

1. housewarming [n] - See also: housewarming

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housewarmings

housetops
housetrained
housetraining
housetrains
housetruck
housetrucker
housetruckers
housetrucks
housewall
housewalls
houseward
houseware
housewares
housewarming
housewarmings (current term)
housewide
housewife
housewifed
housewifelike
housewifeliness
housewifely
housewiferies
housewifery
housewifey
housewifing
housewifish
housewifization
housewive
housewived

Literary usage of Housewarmings

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1. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope (1906)
"We have housewarmings, christenings, and gala days; we keep, if not our own birthdays, those of our children ; we are apt to fuss ourselves if called upon ..."

2. Faiths and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and by William Carew Hazlitt (1905)
"... christenings, housewarmings, Ac., should be occasions in which people of all classes and all descriptions think it right to rejoice and make merry. ..."

3. Pine Needles by Susan Warner (1877)
"... and housewarmings, and christenings; or into the private drinking and gaming parties in people's houses, the gaming hells at the watering-places, ..."

4. The Mexican Mind: A Study of National Psychology by Wallace Thompson (1922)
"Birthdays, victories, housewarmings, successful voyages or speculations were celebrated by feasts. . . . The feasting custom was general from lowest to ..."

5. The Proposal: Giving Marriage Back to the People by Helen Wilkinson (1997)
"... family welcoming rituals, and housewarmings, all of which reinforce the need to consistently reaffirm the changing nature of partnerships in the light ..."

6. The Fountain: A Gift: "to Stir Up the Pure Mind by Way of Remembrance" by Horatio Hastings Weld (1847)
"But hospitality, and hearty good humour, and reconciliation, and farewells, and welcomes, and housewarmings, and births, and marriages, and even death had ..."

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