house·​hold·​ing | \ -diŋ \

Definition of householding

: the management or occupation of a house or tenement

First Known Use of householding

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for householding

Middle English housholding, from hous + holding, gerund of holden to hold

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“Householding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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