195. Domesticity (See also Wifeliness.)
- Crocker, Betty leading brand of baking products; byword for one expert in homemaking skills. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 56]
- Dick Van Dyke Show, The series on the vicissitudes of middle-class living. [TV: Terrace, I, 208–209]
- Donna Reed Show, The joys and sorrows of a pediatrician and his family. [TV: Terrace, I, 220]
- Flintstones, The family life in the Stone Age. [TV: Terrace, I, 271–273]
- hearth symbol of home life. [Folklore: Jobes, 738]
- Honeymooners, The nuts and bolts of American working-class life. [TV: Terrace, I, 365–366]
- Keep the Home Fires Burning song of love of home popular during World War I. [Music: Scholes, 549]
- Leave It To Beaver tranquil life in suburbia (1957-1963). [TV: Terrace II, 18]
- March, Meg devoted wife and mother. [Children’s Lit.: Little Women ]
- Martha, St. patroness of housewives and cooks. [Christian Hagiog.: Brewster, 345]
- My Three Sons trials and tribulations of womanless household. [TV: Terrace, II, 131–132]
- Ozzie and Harriet depicting home life, American style. [TV: “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” in Terrace, I, 34–35]
- sage symbolizes domestic virtue. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
- silky female spirit who does household chores. [Br. Folklore: Briggs, 364–365]
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do·mes·tic·i·ty / ˌdōmeˈstisitē/ • n. home or family life: the atmosphere is one of happy domesticity.
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