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housemother

noun house·moth·er \ˈhas-ˌmə-thər\

Definition of HOUSEMOTHER

:  a woman acting as hostess, chaperone, and often housekeeper in a group residence
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First Known Use of HOUSEMOTHER

1882
HOUSEMOTHER Defined for Kids

housemother

noun house·moth·er \ˈhas-ˌmə-thər\

Definition of HOUSEMOTHER for Kids

:  a woman who acts as hostess, supervisor, and often housekeeper in a residence for young people

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