Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Keeping at home.

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Examples

  • The scene of early love again rises green to memory beyond the sterile waste of years; and the idea of home, fraught with the fragrance of home-dwelling joys, reanimates the drooping spirit; as the Arabian breeze will sometimes waft the freshness of the distant fields to the weary pilgrim of the desert.

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • When for a few brief moments I first caught sight of all this elegance, I felt as though I were in a dream; then came a rush of emotion, because I loved the fair young bride, and was touched at the thought of the solemn place in which she stood, -- forsaking home and friends and native land to go to what seems to these home-dwelling

    In and Around Berlin

  • The scene of early love again rises green to memory beyond the sterile waste of years, and the idea of home, fraught with the fragrance of home-dwelling joys, reanimates the drooping spirit -- as the Arabian breeze will sometimes waft the freshness of the distant fields to the weary pilgrim of the desert.

    Christmas Its Origin, Celebration and Significance as Related in Prose and Verse

  • The experience of such a sight is one peculiar in travel, or, for that matter, if a man is lucky enough to enjoy it at home, insistent and reiterated upon the mind of the home-dwelling man.

    First and Last

  • When my Lord Culpeper had arrived in Virginia, succeeding Berkeley, Jeffries, and Chichely, then returned the brothers Richard and Nicholas Barry, or Dick and Nick, as they were termed among the people; and as my Lord Culpeper was not averse to increasing his revenues, there were those who whispered, though secretly and guardedly, that the two bold brothers purchased their safety and peaceful home-dwelling.

    The Heart's Highway: A Romance of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century

  • Nicholas Barry, or Dick and Nick, as they were termed among the people; and as my Lord Culpeper was not averse to increasing his revenues, there were those who whispered, though secretly and guardedly, that the two bold brothers purchased their safety and peaceful home-dwelling.

    The Heart's Highway

  • The scene of early love again rises green to memory beyond the sterile waste of years; and the idea of home, fraught with the fragrance of home-dwelling joys, reanimates the drooping spirit, -- as the Arabian breeze will sometimes waft the freshness of the distant fields to the weary pilgrim of the desert.

    Old Christmas

  • The scene of early love again rises green to memory beyond the sterile waste of years; and the idea of home, fraught with the fragrance of home-dwelling joys, reanimates the drooping spirit, as the Arabian breeze will sometimes waft the freshness of the distant fields to the weary pilgrim of the desert.

    The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • The scene of early love again rises green to memory beyond the sterile waste of years; and the idea of home, fraught with the fragrance of home-dwelling joys, re-animates the drooping spirit, -- as the Arabian breeze will sometimes waft the freshness of the distant fields to the weary pilgrim of the desert.

    Old Christmas From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving

  • A person with an encyclopedic knowledge of all forms and possibilities that have come before, from the electronic music studios in universities the world over ( '40s through' 60s) to well-funded recluses like Edgar Froese and Klaus Schulze, to home-dwelling recluses like

    Tailgate

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