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