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Homer meaning

homer - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.
  2. 2. See Hoemother.
  3. 3. 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.

homer - examples of usage

  1. No criticism can throw any trustworthy light on the personal position, the pursuits and aims, the outward and inward experience of Homer. - "The Roman Poets of the Republic", W. Y. Sellar.
  2. I have taught you all I know, and you have profited by my teaching; you know Greek and Latin as well as I do myself; you are well acquainted with Horace and Tully; you have read Homer and Aristotle; and added to this, you can read the Bible in the original Hebrew. - "Orientations", William Somerset Maugham.
  3. Sometimes he is regarded among the greatest poets because he is among the earliest, like Homer. - "The Literature of Ecstasy", Albert Mordell.
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