Definition of house and home in English:

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house and home

A person’s home (used for emphasis): some people sell house and home to sit in a boat writing books
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  • At the same time, he postulated that ‘a woman's duty is to see to house and home.’
  • You certainly love her, but don't forget about all those times when her brother invited himself over for dinner, unannounced of course, eating the two of you out of house and home.
  • Also if you get too many deer in one place they can eat themselves out of house and home,’ Mr Cubby added.
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