from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who belongs to or represents the locality; especially, a member of the local or ‘home’ team in any sporting contest.


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  • He leaned a hand upon a desk, and remembered that just on that corner he leaned on he had placed many a shilling as Candlemas and Han'sel Monday offerings when he was a schoolboy, before the farming, before the army and India, and those long years at home on the upper flat of the house up the street where Miss Mary sat the lee-lone homester among her wanderers returned.

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  • SHANGHAI: Danish shuttler Jan O Jorgensen is on cloud nine again after claiming another big scalp in the China Open here, beating homester Chen Jin to march into the final.



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