What does the word housekeeper mean?

Usage examples for housekeeper

  1. And I hope you'll congratulate her, girls, though nobody knows better than I what a good housekeeper you've lost! – Julia The Apostate by Josephine Daskam
  2. Rufus was still his only housekeeper, but a woman from the village came in to give him necessary help. – Jan of the Windmill by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  3. You know how proud a young housekeeper is of such things. – Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall