Homer



[hoh-mer] /ˈhoʊ mər/

noun
1.
Baseball. .
2.
.
verb (used without object)
3.
Baseball. to hit a :
The catcher homered in the ninth with one on to take the game.
[hoh-mer] /ˈhoʊ mər/
noun
1.
a Hebrew unit of capacity equal to ten baths in liquid measure or ten ephahs in dry measure.
[hoh-mer] /ˈhoʊ mər/
noun
1.
9th-century b.c, Greek epic poet: reputed author of the Iliad and Odyssey.
2.
Winslow, 1836–1910, U.S. painter and illustrator.
3.
a male given name.
/ˈhəʊmə/
noun
1.
another word for homing pigeon
2.
(US & Canadian) an informal word for home run
/ˈhəʊmə/
noun
1.
c. 800 bc, Greek poet to whom are attributed the Iliad and the Odyssey. Almost nothing is known of him, but it is thought that he was born on the island of Chios and was blind
2.
Winslow. 1836–1910, US painter, noted for his seascapes and scenes of working life

name of the supposed author of the “Iliad” and the “Odyssey,” from Latin Homerus, from Greek Homeros. The name first occurs in a fragment of Hesiod. It is identical to Greek homeros “hostage,” also “blind” (connecting notion is “going with a companion”).
n.

short for home run, from 1884. As a verb, from 1946. Related: Homered; homering.

An ancient Greek poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. He has often been considered the greatest and most influential of all poets. According to tradition, Homer was blind.

noun

verb

: Kaline homered in the sixth

heap, the largest of dry measures, containing about 8 bushels or 1 quarter English = 10 ephahs (Lev. 27:16; Num. 11:32) = a COR. (See OMER.) “Half a homer,” a grain measure mentioned only in Hos. 3:2.

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