houseclean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v houseclean clean and tidy up the house "She housecleans every week"
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Usage

In literature:

Roger spent the morning in doing a little housecleaning, in preparation for his wife's return.
"The Haunted Bookshop" by Christopher Morley
She had a fierce attack of housecleaning that day, and put everything in flawless order, even to the corners.
"Chronicles of Avonlea" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
The Myers Housecleaning Company had a suite of three rooms.
"A Poor Wise Man" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
A thorough housecleaning was now carried through without interference or interruption.
"The Railroad Builders" by John Moody
In some cities they are merely temporary associations, formed for a single, thorough housecleaning.
"The Boss and the Machine" by Samuel P. Orth
I see the Werners and the Burkes are housecleaning.
"Cheerful--By Request" by Edna Ferber
Why do our bodies need "housecleaning"?
"The Child's Day" by Woods Hutchinson
But in spite of himself he was compelled to share in the housecleaning.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
For housecleaning it is unequaled.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
To put discontent away from her and to keep her thoughts occupied she began the spring housecleaning.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
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In news:

Housecleaner Dies in Violent Dog Attack.
After last week's loss to defending Class AAA champion Martinsburg, Hedgesville did some housecleaning.
BUNKER HILL — After last week's loss to defending Class AAA champion Martinsburg, Hedgesville did some housecleaning.
A Bank Teller Takes Up Housecleaning.
RAISING HOPE co-stars Martha Plimpton and Garret Dillahunt are getting into character this fall as they bring VIRGINIA's housecleaning skills and BURT's Better Lawn Service and Pool Cleaning to one lucky winner's home.
Housecleaning at the World Bank.
Let housecleaning begin at Wrigley.
Maybe it's time to do a little housecleaning .
Major housecleaning under way, but Bobby Valentine may stick around.
She used it to describe situations like washing the dishes, housecleaning, leaf raking, painting, or other jobs where extra hands made a seemingly time-consuming task an easy one.
Google phasing out 'iGoogle' as part of periodic housecleaning of products.
Before we move on to your picante preguntas (well, one, anyway), a bit of housecleaning.
But Medvedev speculates that the right brain may be performing important "housecleaning" tasks during a nap.
Let's get the housecleaning notes out in the open first.
Downsizing has benefits beyond the environmental, from practical, like making housecleaning easier, to psychological—being literally less anchored to material goods is freeing to the spirit as well.
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