Definitions for Housekeeping
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the work of cleaning and running a house
The chores of maintaining a house as a residence, especially cleaning.
Any general tasks that involve preparation.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Domestick; useful to a family.
Etymology: house and keep.
His house, for pleasant prospect, large scope, and other housekeeping commodities, challengeth the pre-eminence. Carew.
Hospitality; liberal and plentiful table.
I hear your grace hath sworn out housekeeping. William Shakespeare.
His table was one of the last that gave us an example of the old housekeeping of an English nobleman: an abundance reigned, which shewed the master’s hospitality. Matthew Prior.
Housekeeping generally refers to the management, maintenance, and organization of a home or a premises such as a hotel or an office. It involves tasks such as cleaning, dusting, laundry, waste disposal, and tidy upkeep of interior spaces. It also includes managing household or commercial supplies, maintaining inventory, and ensuring a healthy and safe environment.
the state of occupying a dwelling house as a householder
care of domestic concerns; management of a house and home affairs
hospitality; a liberal and hospitable table; a supply of provisions
domestic; used in a family; as, housekeeping commodities
Housekeeping is a novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson. It was published in 1980, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and given the PEN/Hemingway Award for best first novel. In 2003, the Guardian Unlimited named Housekeeping one of the 100 greatest novels of all time, describing the book thus: "Haunting, poetic story, drowned in water and light, about three generations of women." Time magazine also included the novel in its TIME 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The care and management of property.
The numerical value of Housekeeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Housekeeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
We all need to do some amount of emotional and spiritual housekeeping. When we commit to that process, we evolve. We grow. And we get more in touch with our Authentic Souls.
They also have a big fish-tank in the housekeeping department, with a shelter in it, oxygen and plants, when we think it’s necessary, we put them there for a few days.
When people come here, they start out in maybe the laundry and housekeeping. But while they're here, they are going to school, they become CNA's [ certified nursing assistants ] and then nurses. That's how it usually rolls for us.
On one trip to Wisconsin I had a few notes waiting for me in the room from housekeeping saying they felt an uplifting presence in my room, while that could've been taken as super creepy, this came at a time when I was feeling especially ill and alone away from home. So it was incredible. I tipped about $20 for the week that time because it was so appreciated. I didn't really calculate that amount at all. It's just what I had.
When they’ve done their emotional housekeeping, people with dominant Seductor Imposters can be brilliant partners: pleasure-seeking and compassionate sensualists who are good at forging deep connections.
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