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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 house·hold /ˈhaʊsˌhold, ˈhaʊˌsold/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 House·hold n.
 1. Those who dwell under the same roof and compose a family.
 And calls, without affecting airs,
 His household twice a day to prayers.   --Swift.
 2. A line of ancestory; a race or house. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 House·hold, a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs.
 Household bread, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.]
 Household gods Rom. Antiq., the gods presiding over the house and family; the Lares and Penates; hence, all objects endeared by association with home.
 Household troops, troops appointed to attend and guard the sovereign or his residence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a social unit living together; "he moved his family to
          Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited
          until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how
          many people made up his home" [syn: family, house, home,