Menage

[m_ˈɛ_n_ɪ_dʒ], [mˈɛnɪd͡ʒ], [mˈɛnɪd‍ʒ]

Definitions of menage:

  1.   See Manage.
  2.   A household; household management.
  3.   A collection of animals; a menagerie.
  4.   See manege.
  5.   Housekeeping; a household.
  6.   a social unit living together; " he moved his family to Virginia"; " It was a good Christian household"; " I waited until the whole house was asleep"; " the teacher asked how many people made up his home"

Usage examples for menage:

  1. Besides, it was much more important to think about something else- no, not what she had been thinking about a moment ago; but, for instance, to be practical, about this menage whose wheels, without knowing whether they were oiled or not, she had impulsively set in motion. ” – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  2. “ 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
  3. 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
  4. Into this he didn't enter minutely, and he didn't blame her for having so big a menage he only said he was sorry that he hadn't been able to support it without having to come, even for a day, to the stupidity of stealing. ” – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  5. “ 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
  6. Every expense of the menage was cut down. ” – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  7. 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
  8. He represented it as a Study for a Man's Life, and I am confirm'd in this Judgement by what Menage tells us of himself, and others upon this Subject. ” – An Essay on Criticism by John Oldmixon
  9. You see, I am not quite sure what the immediate future of this menage is going to be. ” – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. Certain savoury dishes found their way mysteriously to Miss Irving's menage and flowers appeared in her room as if by magic, and in various other ways the good heart and intentions of Mrs Connor were unobtrusively expressed toward her favourite tenant. ” – An Ambitious Man by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  11. The 6th was not able to menage armes, being a litle boy. ” – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  12. If I broke away and set up a separate menage I should be talked about. ” – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  13. 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
  14. Well- Lady Mansford twittered no more about the Harding menage – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  15. Pat in particular was an indispensable part of this menage I have never seen any object quite so crestfallen and woe- begone as this little dog when either Miss Voysey or the Admiral spent a day or two away from the house. ” – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  16. First, baby must be kept clean and sweet,- I am an artist at that; secondly, Father and the rest of us must have a perfectly appointed menage third- I do not doubt that you will make a perfect mother, my child; the gentle meaning of her father's words and glance caused Ruth to flush with pleasure. ” – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  17. 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
  18. Je venais d'entrer en menage A pied grimpant le coteau, Ou pour voir je m'tais mise. ” – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  19. 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

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