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696. Wifeliness (See also Domesticity.)

  1. Amoret Sir Scudamores wife; loving and ever-devoted. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene ]
  2. Arundhati example of the ideal Hindu wife. [Hindu Legend: Benét, 56]
  3. Billy Boy question-and-answer ballad pointing up merits of possible bride. [Br. and Am. Folklore: Leach, 139]
  4. Martha personification of the busy housekeeper. [N.T.: Luke 10:39]
  5. Penelope a model of wifely virtue. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey ]