Household bread
Household House"hold`, a. Belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs. [1913 Webster]

{Household bread}, bread made in the house for common use; hence, bread that is not of the finest quality. [Obs.]

{Household gods} (Rom. Antiq.), the gods presiding over the house and family; the Lares and Penates; hence, all objects endeared by association with home.

{Household troops}, troops appointed to attend and guard the sovereign or his residence. [1913 Webster]


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