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Domesticity

195. Domesticity (See also Wifeliness.)

  1. Crocker, Betty leading brand of baking products; byword for one expert in homemaking skills. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 56]
  2. Dick Van Dyke Show, The series on the vicissitudes of middle-class living. [TV: Terrace, I, 208209]
  3. Donna Reed Show, The joys and sorrows of a pediatrician and his family. [TV: Terrace, I, 220]
  4. Flintstones, The family life in the Stone Age. [TV: Terrace, I, 271273]
  5. hearth symbol of home life. [Folklore: Jobes, 738]
  6. Honeymooners, The nuts and bolts of American working-class life. [TV: Terrace, I, 365366]
  7. Keep the Home Fires Burning song of love of home popular during World War I. [Music: Scholes, 549]
  8. Leave It To Beaver tranquil life in suburbia (1957-1963). [TV: Terrace II, 18]
  9. March, Meg devoted wife and mother. [Childrens Lit.: Little Women ]
  10. Martha, St. patroness of housewives and cooks. [Christian Hagiog.: Brewster, 345]
  11. My Three Sons trials and tribulations of womanless household. [TV: Terrace, II, 131132]
  12. Ozzie and Harriet depicting home life, American style. [TV: The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet in Terrace, I, 3435]
  13. sage symbolizes domestic virtue. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
  14. silky female spirit who does household chores. [Br. Folklore: Briggs, 364365]

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domesticity

do·mes·tic·i·ty / ˌdōmeˈstisitē/ • n. home or family life: the atmosphere is one of happy domesticity.

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