menage

[m_ˈɛ_n_ɪ_dʒ], [mˈɛnɪd͡ʒ], [mˈɛnɪd‍ʒ]

Definitions of menage:

  1.   Housekeeping; a household. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2.   See manege. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3.   A household; household management. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for menage:

  1. She had read, with one glance at the fluttering pink eyelids, the story of the Leo Ulford's menage – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  2. He lived a bachelor life- his mother had been dead many years- in the house that his father had left him on Riverside Drive, kept a car or two and enough servants to run his menage smoothly, and serve a dinner exquisitely when he felt hospitably inclined. ” – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  3. If I broke away and set up a separate menage I should be talked about. ” – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  4. The 6th was not able to menage armes, being a litle boy. ” – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  5. Menage says that Poggius, who died in 1459, has the merit of its invention; but I suspect he only related a very popular story. ” – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  6. There were twenty here, and two hundred men in the outbuildings which makes quite a remue menage – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  7. After a pause she added with infinite gravity: And before he have reform, it is bad for the menage – The Argonauts of North Liberty by Bret Harte
  8. “ I wondered whether she was putting up her hair with her own fair hands or was there a lady's maid in her menage – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. “ I did not think myself in the wrong and the feeling of fear had long since ceased to occupy a place in my menage – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  10. Every expense of the menage was cut down. ” – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson

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