Run of the House
(The). He has the run of the house. Free access
to it, and free liberty to partake of whatever comes to table. A “run
of events” means a series of good, bad, and indifferent, as they may
chance to succeed each other. And the “run of the house” means the food
and domestic arrangements as they ordinarily occur.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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