huswif etymology

Middle English word huswif comes from Middle English wif (Wife. Woman.), Middle English hous

Detailed word origin of huswif

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
wif Middle English (enm) Wife. Woman.
hous Middle English (enm)
huswif Middle English (enm) A housewife's tool kit. A portable cloth roll up kit for sewing tools, from being referred to as an extension of a housewife.. Housewife.

Words with the same origin as huswif

Descendants of wif
Descendants of hous