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Noun1.housecraft - skill in domestic management
craftsmanship, workmanship, craft - skill in an occupation or trade
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In the early 1960s the college more than doubled its accommodation, providing more space for mining, engineering and commerce and facilities for courses in building trades, housecraft, domestic science and crafts.
Because, at St Michael's Secondary School, in Mill Road, Anfield, learning child care as part of the housecraft course is a practical affair, above.
Warwickshire YFC is part of the national movement, where more than 24,000 members around the UK who have a rural interest join together for a range of events including agricultural, sports, public speaking and housecraft competitions, as well as social events.
After studying Domestic Science for three years at the Yorkshire Training College of Housecraft she gained a diploma in teaching and taught at Idle, Bradford, from 1939-1941 teaching cookery, including wartime recipes.
Irene Johnson (nee Bolland) came from nearby Earnest Street and recalled learning some of the principles of what today might be termed housecraft there.
As Thomas Kuehn notes, Martines recognized that the bulk of consilia did not involve political theory or public law, but rather what Kuehn characterizes as "housecraft" (disputes over dowries and inheritance).
112) (30) and the report of the Phelps-Stokes Commission, (31) which 'found against the classics at every level' and 'came down firmly on the side of agriculture, hygiene, sanitation, carpentry and housecraft, and moral education' (p.
only the daughters of Minyas stayed indoors and marred the feast with their untoward housecraft, drawing the wool into thread and twisting the strands with their thumbs, or moving close to the loom and keeping their servants occupied.
Nel suo Housecraft and Statecraft: Domestic Service in Renaissance Venice 1400-1600, Romano analizza infatti il rapporto fra la classe servile e quella padronale nel Cinquecento veneziano, un rapporto allora percepito come una grande metafora del rapporto fra "inferiore" e "superiore" nella vita pubblica.