Etymology
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film-strip (n.)

also filmstrip, 1930, from film (n.) + strip (n.).

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sun-dress (n.)

also sundress, 1942, from sun (n.) + dress (n.).

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housecraft (n.)

"domestic science," 1906, from house (n.) + craft (n.).

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lobsterman (n.)

1823, American English, from lobster (n.) + man (n.).

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earwax (n.)

also ear-wax, early 14c., from ear (n.1) + wax (n.).

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taskmaster (n.)

"overseer, one who imposes a task," 1520s, from task (n.) + master (n.).

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headphone (n.)

1887, from head (n.) + second element extracted from telephone (n.). Related: Headphones.

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springtime (n.)

also spring-time, late 15c., from spring (n.1) + time (n.).

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maw-worm (n.)

"an intestinal worm infesting the stomach," c. 1600, from maw (n.) + worm (n.).

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