from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Baseball A home run.
- n. A homing pigeon.
- intransitive v. Baseball To hit a home run: homered in the fifth inning.
- n. A unit of capacity used by the ancient Hebrews, equal to 10 ephahs (about 10 bushels) or 10 baths (about 100 gallons). Also called kor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An ancient Hebrew measure of capacity, equal to ten ephahs or ten baths, and approximately equal to ten or eleven bushels.
- n. A four-base hit; a home run
- n. A homing pigeon
- n. A person who is extremely devoted to his favorite team.
- v. To get a four-base hit; to get a home run.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.
- n. See hoemother.
- n. A Hebrew measure containing, as a liquid measure, ten baths, equivalent to fifty-five gallons, two quarts, one pint; and, as a dry measure, ten ephahs, equivalent to six bushels, two pecks, four quarts.
- n. Same as home run.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pigeon trained to fly home from a distance; a homing pigeon.
- n. The basking-shark, Cetorhinus maximus.
- n. A Hebrew measure, containing 75 gallons and 5 pints wine-measure. As a dry measure it was equivalent to 10 ephahs, or bushels. Also written chomer and gomer.
- n. In base-ball, a home run.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
- n. United States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910)
- n. pigeon trained to return home
- n. ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
- n. a base hit on which the batter scores a run
- v. hit a home run
Hebrew ḥōmer, heap, homer; see ḥmr in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hebrew עמר (ómer). (Wiktionary)
From home. (Wiktionary)