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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Home  \Home\,  n. 
  In  various  games,  the  ultimate  point  aimed  at  in  a  progress; 
  goal;  as: 
  a  (Baseball)  The  plate  at  which  the  batter  stands. 
  b  (Lacrosse)  The  place  of  a  player  in  front  of  an 
  opponent's  goal;  also  the  player. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Home  \Home\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  See  {Homelyn}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Home  \Home\,  adv 
  1.  To  one's  home  or  country;  as  in  the  phrases,  go  home,  come 
  home,  carry  home. 
 
  2.  Close  closely. 
 
  How  home  the  charge  reaches  us  has  been  made  out 
  --South. 
 
  They  come  home  to  men's  business  and  bosoms. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  3.  To  the  place  where  it  belongs;  to  the  end  of  a  course;  to 
  the  full  length;  as  to  drive  a  nail  home;  to  ram  a 
  cartridge  home. 
 
  Wear  thy  good  rapier  bare  and  put  it  home.  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  Home  is  often  used  in  the  formation  of  compound  words 
  many  of  which  need  no  special  definition;  as 
  home-brewed,  home-built,  home-grown,  etc 
 
  {To  bring  home}.  See  under  {Bring}. 
 
  {To  come  home}. 
  a  To  touch  or  affect  personally.  See  under  {Come}. 
  b  (Naut.)  To  drag  toward  the  vessel,  instead  of  holding 
  firm,  as  the  cable  is  shortened;  --  said  of  an  anchor. 
 
 
  {To  haul  home  the  sheets  of  a  sail}  (Naut.),  to  haul  the 
  clews  close  to  the  sheave  hole.  --Totten. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Home  \Home\,  a. 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  one's  dwelling  or  country;  domestic; 
  not  foreign;  as  home  manufactures;  home  comforts. 
 
  2.  Close  personal;  pointed;  as  a  home  thrust. 
 
  {Home  base}  (Baseball),  the  base  at  which  the  batsman  stands 
  and  which  is  the  last  goal  in  making  a  run. 
 
  {Home  farm},  {grounds},  etc.,  the  farm,  grounds,  etc., 
  adjacent  to  the  residence  of  the  owner. 
 
  {Home  lot},  an  inclosed  plot  on  which  the  owner's  home 
  stands.  [U.  S.] 
 
  {Home  rule},  rule  or  government  of  an  appendent  or  dependent 
  country,  as  to  all  local  and  internal  legislation,  by 
  means  of  a  governing  power  vested  in  the  people  within  the 
  country  itself  in  contradistinction  to  a  government 
  established  by  the  dominant  country;  as  home  rule  in 
  Ireland.  Also  used  adjectively;  as  home-rule  members  of 
  Parliament. 
 
  {Home  ruler},  one  who  favors  or  advocates  home  rule 
 
  {Home  run}  (Baseball),  a  complete  circuit  of  the  bases  made 
  before  the  batted  ball  is  returned  to  the  home  base. 
 
  {Home  stretch}  (Sport.),  that  part  of  a  race  course  between 
  the  last  curve  and  the  winning  post 
 
  {Home  thrust},  a  well  directed  or  effective  thrust;  one  that 
  wounds  in  a  vital  part  hence  in  controversy,  a  personal 
  attack. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Home  \Home\  (110),  n.  [OE.  hom,  ham,  AS  h[=a]m;  akin  to  OS 
  hem,  D.  &  G.  heim,  Sw  hem,  Dan.  hiem,  Icel.  heimr  abode, 
  world,  heima  home,  Goth.  haims  village,  Lith.  k["e]mas,  and 
  perh.  to  Gr.?  village,  or  to  E.  hind  a  peasant;  cf  Skr. 
  ksh?ma  abode,  place  of  rest,  security,  kshi  to  dwell.  ?,  ?  ] 
  1.  One's  own  dwelling  place  the  house  in  which  one  lives; 
  esp.,  the  house  in  which  one  lives  with  his  family;  the 
  habitual  abode  of  one's  family;  also  one's  birthplace. 
 
  The  disciples  went  away  again  to  their  own  home. 
  --John  xx  10. 
 
  Home  is  the  sacred  refuge  of  our  life.  --Dryden. 
 
  Home!  home!  sweet,  sweet  home!  There's  no  place  like 
  home.  --Payne. 
 
  2.  One's  native  land;  the  place  or  country  in  which  one 
  dwells;  the  place  where  one's  ancestors  dwell  or  dwelt. 
  ``Our  old  home  [England].''  --Hawthorne. 
 
  3.  The  abiding  place  of  the  affections,  especially  of  the 
  domestic  affections. 
 
  He  entered  in  his  house  --  his  home  no  more  For 
  without  hearts  there  is  no  home.  --Byron. 
 
  4.  The  locality  where  a  thing  is  usually  found  or  was  first 
  found  or  where  it  is  naturally  abundant;  habitat;  seat; 
  as  the  home  of  the  pine. 
 
  Her  eyes  are  homes  of  silent  prayer.  --Tennyson. 
 
  Flandria  by  plenty  made  the  home  of  war.  --Prior. 
 
  5.  A  place  of  refuge  and  rest;  an  asylum;  as  a  home  for 
  outcasts;  a  home  for  the  blind;  hence  esp.,  the  grave; 
  the  final  rest;  also  the  native  and  eternal  dwelling 
  place  of  the  soul. 
 
  Man  goeth  to  his  long  home,  and  the  mourners  go 
  about  the  streets.  --Eccl.  xii. 
  5. 
 
  6.  (Baseball)  The  home  base;  he  started  for  home. 
 
  {At  home}. 
  a  At  one's  own  house,  or  lodgings. 
  b  In  one's  own  town  or  country;  as  peace  abroad  and  at 
  home. 
  c  Prepared  to  receive  callers. 
 
  {Home  department},  the  department  of  executive 
  administration,  by  which  the  internal  affairs  of  a  country 
  are  managed.  [Eng.] 
 
  {To  be  at  home  on  any  subject},  to  be  conversant  or  familiar 
  with  it 
 
  {To  feel  at  home},  to  be  at  one's  ease. 
 
  {To  make  one's  self  at  home},  to  conduct  one's  self  with  as 
  much  freedom  as  if  at  home. 
 
  Syn:  Tenement;  house;  dwelling;  abode;  domicile. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homelyn  \Home"lyn\,  n.  [Scot.  hommelin.]  (Zo["o]l) 
  The  European  sand  ray  ({Raia  maculata});  --  called  also 
  {home},  {mirror  ray},  and  {rough  ray}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  home 
  adj  1:  (sport)  used  of  your  own  ground;  "a  home  game"  [syn:  {home(a)}] 
  [ant:  {away}] 
  2:  relating  to  or  being  where  one  lives  or  where  one's  roots 
  are  "my  home  town" 
  3:  relating  to  or  being  a  place  of  origin  or  headquarters;  "the 
  home  office" 
  4:  relating  to  or  taking  place  in  a  home  or  house  or  household; 
  "home  cooking";  "home  furnishings";  "home  care  for  the 
  elderly"  [syn:  {home(a)}] 
  5:  inside  the  country;  "the  British  Home  Office  has  broader 
  responsibilities  than  the  United  States  Department  of  the 
  Interior";  "the  nation's  internal  politics"  [syn:  {home(a)}, 
  {interior(a)},  {internal},  {national}] 
  n  1:  where  you  live;  "deliver  the  package  to  my  home";  "he 
  doesn't  have  a  home  to  go  to";  "your  place  or  mine?" 
  [syn:  {place}] 
  2:  a  physical  structure  (e.g.,  a  house)  that  someone  is  living 
  in  "he  built  a  modest  dwelling  near  the  pond";  "they 
  raise  money  to  provide  homes  for  the  homeless"  [syn:  {dwelling}, 
  {domicile},  {abode},  {habitation},  {dwelling  house}] 
  3:  the  country  or  state  or  city  where  you  live;  "Canadian 
  tariffs  enabled  United  States  lumber  companies  to  raise 
  prices  at  home";  "his  home  is  New  Jersey" 
  4:  an  environment  offering  affection  and  security;  "home  is 
  where  the  heart  is";  "he  grew  up  in  a  good  Christian 
  home";  "there's  no  place  like  home" 
  5:  an  institution  where  people  are  cared  for  "a  home  for  the 
  elderly"  [syn:  {nursing  home},  {rest  home}] 
  6:  the  place  where  you  are  stationed  and  from  which  missions 
  start  and  end  [syn:  {base}] 
  7:  (baseball)  a  rubber  slab  that  must  be  touched  by  a  base 
  runner  in  order  to  score;  "he  ruled  that  the  runner  failed 
  to  touch  home"  [syn:  {home  plate},  {plate}] 
  8:  place  where  something  began  and  flourished;  "the  U.S.  is  the 
  home  of  basketball" 
  9:  a  social  unit  living  together;  "he  moved  his  family  to 
  Virginia";  "It  was  a  good  Christian  household";  "I  waited 
  until  the  whole  house  was  asleep";  "the  teacher  asked  how 
  many  people  made  up  his  home"  [syn:  {family},  {household}, 
  {house},  {menage}] 
  adv  1:  at  or  to  or  in  the  direction  of  one's  home  or  family;  "He 
  stays  home  on  weekends";  "after  the  game  the  children 
  brought  friends  home  for  supper";  "I'll  be  home 
  tomorrow";  "came  riding  home  in  style";  "I  hope  you 
  will  come  home  for  Christmas";  "I'll  take  her  home"; 
  "don't  forget  to  write  home" 
  2:  on  or  to  the  point  aimed  at  "the  arrow  struck  home" 
  3:  to  the  fullest  extent;  to  the  heart;  "drove  the  nail  home"; 
  "drove  his  point  home";  "his  comments  hit  home" 
  v  1:  provide  with  or  send  to  a  home 
  2:  return  home  accurately  from  a  long  distance,  as  of  some 
  birds;  "homing  pigeons" 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Home,  KS 
  Zip  code(s):  66438 
  Home,  PA 
  Zip  code(s):  15747 
  Home,  WA 
  Zip  code(s):  98349 




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