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domestic science:

see home economicshome economics,
study of homemaking and the relation of the home to the community. Formerly limited to problems of food (nutrition and cookery), clothing, sewing, textiles, household equipment, housecleaning, housing, hygiene, and household economics, it later came to include
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domestic science

the study of cooking, needlework, and other subjects concerned with household skills
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If you teach domestic science, my apologies, you sound like an endangered species and are worth your weight in gold.
They met in 1956, when they both entered the S L Calder Domestic Science College in Liverpool.
Sylvia's daughter and daughter-in-law are both domestic science teachers.
Mrs Carrick, who was single and called Miss Perkins when she started as a domestic science teacher, married the school's woodwork master, Dick Carrick.
He would have been surprised to find domestic science on the agenda a year later (below) at Mount Pleasant school and even more surprised, per-hapsto note that the boys were also up to their elbows in cake mix - with a contingent of girls too - on this Open Night at the school in March that year.
The article 'Chocolate: good for you and your cough' deserves full marks for domestic science but barely rates one out of 10 for history and geography.
He braved taunts from his classmates for being the first boy at the school to do domestic science, and went on to study baking and food technology, achieving many City and Guilds qualifications including a distinction in cake decoration and the coveted Student of the Year award.
Mrs Jones, 61, of Y Gaer Wen, Caeneta, Llanrug, is a domestic science lecturer.
Cooking has played an important part of my life and after learning skills from my mother who was a domestic science teacher, I decided to pursue a career in catering.
But detective superintendent Alan Jones and his team are keeping an ``open mind'' about the death of the retired domestic science teacher who had moved to Rhos-on-Sea several years ago from Penrhyn Bay.
The retired domestic science teacher's second husband Eric died several years ago but she is survived by her son Guy, from a previous marriage, who does not live locally.
She attended Radbrook college of domestic science in Shrewsbury.