Definitions for: Huswife

Webster (1913) Definition: Hus"wife, n. [OE. huswif; hus house + wif wife. Cf.
Hussy a housewife, Housewife.] [Written also
1. A female housekeeper; a woman who manages domestic
affairs; a thirfty woman. ``The bounteous huswife
Nature.'' --Shak.

The huswife is she that do labor doth fall.

2. A worthless woman; a hussy. [Obs.] --Shak.

3. [See Hussy a bag.] A case for sewing materials. See
Housewife. --Cowper.

Hus"wife, v. t.
To manage with frugality; -- said of a woman. --Dryden.

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat

Related Resources:
animals starting with f
animal information