from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A Hebrew measure; a homer (which see).
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If Obama's a Mac and Clinton's a PC, McCain is ... by chomer on April 28, 2008 - 10: 58pm also a PC ... running DOS.
An omer was but the tenth part of an ephah (Exod.xvi. 36) and the one hundredth part of a chomer, or homer, and contained about six pints.
That one neighbour do not cheat another in commerce (v. 10): You shall have just balances, in which to weigh both money and goods, a just ephah for dry measure of corn and flour, a just bath for the measure of liquids, wine, and oil; and the ephah and bath shall be one measure, the tenth part of a chomer, or cor, v. 11.
So much land as would take a homer, or chomer, of barley, which contained ten ephahs,