Domesticity

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Domesticity

See also Wifeliness.
Crocker, Betty
leading brand of baking products; byword for one expert in homemaking skills. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 56]
Dick Van Dyke Show, The
series on the vicissitudes of middle-class living. [TV: Terrace, I, 208–209]
Donna Reed Show, The
joys and sorrows of a pediatrician and his family. [TV: Terrace, I, 220]
Flintstones, The
family life in the Stone Age. [TV: Terrace, I, 271–273]
hearth
symbol of home life. [Folklore: Jobes, 738]
Honeymooners, The
nuts and bolts of American working-class life. [TV: Terrace, I, 365–366]
Keep the Home Fires Burning
song of love of home popular during World War I. [Music: Scholes, 549]
Leave It To Beaver
tranquil life in suburbia (1957-1963). [TV: Terrace II, 18]
March, Meg
devoted wife and mother. [Children’s Lit.: Little Women]
Martha, St.
patroness of housewives and cooks. [Christian Hagiog.: Brewster, 345]
My Three Sons
trials and tribulations of womanless household. [TV: Terrace, II, 131–132]
Ozzie and Harriet
depicting home life, American style. [TV: “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” in Terrace, I, 34–35]
sage
symbolizes domestic virtue. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
silky
female spirit who does household chores. [Br. Folklore: Briggs, 364–365]