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- The wife of a householder; the mistress of a family; the female head of a household.
- A little case or bag for materials used in sewing, and for other articles of female work; – called also hussy.
- 1852: Tom Taylor and Charles Reade, Masks and Faces Act II
- Woffington's housewife, made by herself, homely to the eye, but holds everything in the world
female head of household
case for materials used in sewing
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