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Gone with the Wind
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  • Ellen had a beautiful peacock-feather fly-brusher, but it was used only on very special occasions and then only after domestic struggle, due to the obstinate conviction of Pork, Cookie and Mammy that peacock feathers were bad luck.
  • "Mrs. Elsing and Fanny sleep in the parlor and Hugh in the attic," explained Pitty, who knew the domestic arrangements of all her friends.

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  • He soon found that domestic peace had its price, and that price was letting Scarlett have her own way, no matter what she might wish to do.
  • She did all domestic things badly and the gasses were slopping over.
  • Sit down and we will have a pleasant domestic discussion of the elegant reception we have just attended.

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as in: the domestic market Define
relating to a home country or (much more rarely,): relating to a geographic area that is smaller than a country
as in: domestic happiness Define
relating to a home or family
as in: a domestic animal like a dog Define
referring to animals kept as pets or for ranching
as in: GDP of the United States Define
the total value of goods and services produced by a nation (or territory) in a year
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