Definition of keep house in English:

keep house

Do the cooking, cleaning, and other tasks involved in the running of a household: a young girl named Roxie came over to keep house for him
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  • The beneficiary of all this motorized magic was nearly every American who cleans or keeps house.
  • I have been instructing her in all the basic cooking and keeping house ways.
  • Girls learned how to cook and clean and keep house against the day that they might someday be wed to a wealthy man.
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