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[n] a base hit on which the batter scores a run
[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] United States painter best known for his seascapes (1836-1910)
[n] an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
[v] hit a home run

Misc. Definitions

\Hom"er\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.
\Ho"mer\, n. (Zo["o]l.) See {Hoemother}.
\Ho"mer\, n. [Heb. kh[=o]mer.] 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. [Written also {chomer}, {gomer}.]

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