any law exempting homesteads from seizure or sale for debt.
any law making public lands available to settlers to be used as farms.
any of various state laws granting special property tax exemptions or other privileges to homesteaders.
(in the US and Canada) any of various laws conferring certain privileges on owners of homesteads
- Home straight
noun 1. (horse racing) the section of a racecourse forming the approach to the finish 2. the final stage of an undertaking or journey
[hohm-strech] /ˈhoʊmˈstrɛtʃ/ noun 1. the straight part of a racetrack from the last turn to the finish line. Compare . 2. the final phase of any endeavor: The political campaign is in the homestretch.
noun 1. instruction in a subject given by mail and addressed to a student’s home.
[hohm-stahyl] /ˈhoʊmˌstaɪl/ adjective 1. simple and unpretentious, evoking the comforts of : homestyle cooking; home-style hospitality. adjective, adverb Examples 1953-58