household arts


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household arts

pl.n.
1. The crafts practiced in households, especially in earlier times.
2. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) The study of such crafts.
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Yet other entries discuss material culture, like food, clothing, and household arts. (Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Attendees decreed that home economics deserved its own course of study at colleges and universities and should not be confused with the "household arts" (physics and chemistry applied to food preparation and house sanitation) which, though important in their own right, were already part of school curriculum.
The new facility will include a space for people with reduced mobility, an amphitheatre, a club for women, workshops for training, literacy and household arts, a crE che, a library, in addition to multimedia and multipurpose halls.