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

 house·keep·er /-ˌkipɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 House·keep·er n.
 1. One who occupies a house with his family; a householder; the master or mistress of a family.
 2. One who does, or oversees, the work of keeping house; as, his wife is a good housekeeper; often, a woman hired to superintend the servants of a household and manage the ordinary domestic affairs.
 3. One who exercises hospitality, or has a plentiful and hospitable household. [Obs.]
 4. One who keeps or stays much at home. [R.]
    You are manifest housekeeper.   --Shak.
 5. A house dog. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a