What does homer mean?

homer meaning in General Dictionary

Same as Home run

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  • See Hoemother
  • 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
  • A carrier pigeon remarkable for the ability to return home from a distance
  • hit a house run
  • a historical Hebrew unit of ability equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
  • US painter best-known for his seascapes (1836-1910)
  • ancient greek language epic poet who is considered to wrote the Iliad while the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
  • pigeon taught to get back residence
  • a base hit which the batter scores a run
  • A carrier pigeon remarkable for the ability to return residence from a distance.
  • See Hoemother.
  • A Hebrew measure containing, as a liquid measure, ten bathrooms, 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 meaning in Names Dictionary

Promise.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Male


homer meaning in Etymology Dictionary

name of this expected author of the "Iliad" and also the "Odyssey," from Latin Homerus, from Greek Homeros. The name very first occurs in a fragment of Hesiod. It really is the same as Greek homeros "hostage," also "blind" (connecting notion is "going with a companion").

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  • quick for home run, from 1884. As a verb, from 1946. Relevant: Homered; homering.

homer - German to English

Homer [ancient Greek poet]


homer meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A carrier pigeon remarkable because of its power to get back residence from a distance.

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  • (letter.) A Hebrew measure containing, as a liquid measure, ten bathrooms, equal to fifty-five gallons, two quarts, one pint; and, as a dry measure, ten ephahs, comparable to six bushels, two pecks, four quarts.

Sentence Examples with the word homer

In Homer they are gigantic cave-dwellers, cannibals having only one eye, living a pastoral life in the far west (Sicily), ignorant of law and order, fearing neither gods nor men.

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