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of or relating to the family or household

trained or bred to live with and be of use to people

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of, from, or within a country's own territory

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a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household

of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation

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of or involving the home or family

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converted or adapted to domestic use

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produced in a particular country

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The argument mainly relied on by those who believe in the multiple origin of our domestic animals is, that we find in the most ancient records, more especially on the monuments of Egypt, much diversity in the breeds; and that some of the breeds closely resemble, perhaps are identical with, those still existing.
The whole subject must, I think, remain vague; nevertheless, I may, without here entering on any details, state that, from geographical and other considerations, I think it highly probable that our domestic dogs have descended from several wild species.
The doctrine of the origin of our several domestic races from several aboriginal stocks, has been carried to an absurd extreme by some authors.
If the several breeds are not varieties, and have not proceeded from the rock-pigeon, they must have descended from at least seven or eight aboriginal stocks; for it is impossible to make the present domestic breeds by the crossing of any lesser number: how, for instance, could a pouter be produced by crossing two breeds unless one of the parent-stocks possessed the characteristic enormous crop?
I had arranged, at my last visit to the metropolis, to have our modest domestic establishment ready to receive us when we arrived in London by the early train.
From Mammies to Militants: Domestics in Black American Literature.
See her From Mammies to Militants: Domestics in Black American Literature.
Since 1999, the New Domestics have gained 10% in market share--an average of 2% per year.
They should work toward having their distribution of business between the Big Three and the New Domestics reflect the market share balance in North America.
But frequently the employers ignore the contracts and illegally force their live-in domestics to work very long hours for little pay.
He and other lawyers representing domestics say neither the State Department nor the other institutions involved check to make sure that employers of foreign domestic servants follow U.
Gordon said employers treat domestics differently from all other workers.
The Workplace Project on Long Island sends its organizers to the cafeterias of Roman Catholic churches with large Spanish-speaking congregations to find domestics who need help.
Growth was driven by consumer's interest in premium alcoholic beverage products and their willingness to "trade-up" from domestics to imports.
Consequently, the frequent powerlessness of black domestics, often magnified by capricious and seemingly absolute displays of power inherent in spatial restriction within the white-controlled domestic space, is virtually eliminated.