the lady of the house

Definition of the lady of the house

somewhat old-fashioned

  1. :  the female family member who has the most responsibility for taking care of and making decisions about the household Is the lady of the house at home?

Word by Word Definitions

ladyplay
  1. :  a woman having proprietary rights or authority especially as a feudal superior

    :  a woman receiving the homage or devotion of a knight or lover

    :  virgin mary

houseplay
  1. :  a building that serves as living quarters for one or a few families :  home

    :  a shelter or refuge (such as a nest or den) of a wild animal

    :  a natural covering (such as a test or shell) that encloses and protects an animal or a colony of zooids

  1. :  to provide with living quarters or shelter

    :  to store in a building

    :  to encase, enclose, or shelter as if by putting in a house (see 1house)


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