Definition of Homer

Homer n. means: 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.

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Homer n. means: 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.

Meaning of Homer

Homer (n.) means: 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.

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Homeric (a.): Of or pertaining to Homer, the most famous of Greek poets; resembling the poetry of Homer.

Homer (n.): See Hoemother.

Core (n.): A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer.

Cor (n.): A Hebrew measure of capacity; a homer.

Gomer (n.): A Hebrew measure. See Homer.

Homer (n.): A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.

Epha (n.): A Hebrew dry measure, supposed to be equal to two pecks and five quarts. ten ephahs make one homer.

Odyssey (n.): An epic poem attributed to Homer, which describes the return of Ulysses to Ithaca after the siege of Troy.

Phaeacian (a.): Of or pertaining to the Phaeacians, a fabulous seafaring people fond of the feast, the lyre, and the dance, mentioned by Homer.

Liad (n.): A celebrated Greek epic poem, in twenty-four books, on the destruction of Ilium, the ancient Troy. The Iliad is ascribed to Homer.

Moly (n.): A fabulous herb of occult power, having a black root and white blossoms, said by Homer to have been given by Hermes to Ulysses to counteract the spells of Circe.

Bath (n.): A Hebrew measure containing the tenth of a homer, or five gallons and three pints, as a measure for liquids; and two pecks and five quarts, as a dry measure.

Essay (n.): A composition treating of any particular subject; -- usually shorter and less methodical than a formal, finished treatise; as, an essay on the life and writings of Homer; an essay on fossils, or on commerce.

Nestorian (a.): relating to, or resembling, Nestor, the aged warior and counselor mentioned by Homer; hence, wise; experienced; aged; as, Nestorian caution.

Hexameter (n.): A verse of six feet, the first four of which may be either dactyls or spondees, the fifth must regularly be a dactyl, and the sixth always a spondee. In this species of verse are composed the Iliad of Homer and the Aeneid of Virgil. In English hexameters accent takes the place of quantity.

Poem (n.): A metrical composition; a composition in verse written in certain measures, whether in blank verse or in rhyme, and characterized by imagination and poetic diction; -- contradistinguished from prose; as, the poems of Homer or of Milton.

Homer (n.): 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.

Hoemother (n.): The basking or liver shark; -- called also homer. See Liver shark, under Liver.

Quote (v. t.): To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat, or adduce, as a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Homer

Meaning of HOMER

HOMER means: Homer is American slang for full sexual intercourse.

Meaning of d'oh

d'oh means: Expression of displeasure after an unfortunate event. Popularised by Homer from the Simpsons.

Meaning of sweet as

sweet as means: Used as a notifier to signify a thing is 'good' or 'positive'. Often reduced still further to the singular 'sweeeet' - often used by Homer Simpson.Source: circa 2000, USA, UK

Meaning of boogey man

boogey man means: Mythical monster utilised by generations of parents in coercing their children to obey them. For example, as Homer once said to Marge "While you were out enjoying yourself, we had a little incident here involving the boogy man!"

Meaning of high-five

high-five means: Slapping someone else's palm stretched over the head. Homer got the high-five from some skank down the block.

Meaning of high-five

high-five means: HIV. Homer got the high-five from some skank down the block.

Meaning of cuntrill

cuntrill means: Mockingly of yourself or others. i.e. damn, i've pulled a cuntrill again. Like in the episode of the Simpsons where Homer saves the powerplant by accident and gets away with it luckily - only bad, in this case. Entered common use after use in a mis-spelt caption in a local newspaper, became South Yorkshire wide slang for 'screwing up'. Usage: "Oh, no! i've pulled a cuntrill!", "It's all gone cuntrill shaped!". Is now EXTREMELY popular through-out Sheffield and Derbyshire!, It was developed following reporting of the drunken antics of someone called Cantrill, were captured by a bewildered local newspaper photographer and the caption was rather humourously mis-spelled! (ed: would someone like to expand on this please?)

Meaning of Homeric

Homeric means: Of or pertaining to Homer, the most famous of Greek poets; resembling the poetry of Homer.

Meaning of Homer

Homer means: See Hoemother.

Meaning of Core

Core means: A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer.

Meaning of Cor

Cor means: A Hebrew measure of capacity; a homer.

Meaning of Gomer

Gomer means: A Hebrew measure. See Homer.

Meaning of Homer

Homer means: A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.

Meaning of Epha

Epha means: A Hebrew dry measure, supposed to be equal to two pecks and five quarts. ten ephahs make one homer.

Meaning of Odyssey

Odyssey means: An epic poem attributed to Homer, which describes the return of Ulysses to Ithaca after the siege of Troy.

Meaning of Phaeacian

Phaeacian means: Of or pertaining to the Phaeacians, a fabulous seafaring people fond of the feast, the lyre, and the dance, mentioned by Homer.

Meaning of liad

liad means: A celebrated Greek epic poem, in twenty-four books, on the destruction of Ilium, the ancient Troy. The Iliad is ascribed to Homer.

Meaning of Moly

Moly means: A fabulous herb of occult power, having a black root and white blossoms, said by Homer to have been given by Hermes to Ulysses to counteract the spells of Circe.

Meaning of Bath

Bath means: A Hebrew measure containing the tenth of a homer, or five gallons and three pints, as a measure for liquids; and two pecks and five quarts, as a dry measure.

Meaning of Essay

Essay means: A composition treating of any particular subject; -- usually shorter and less methodical than a formal, finished treatise; as, an essay on the life and writings of Homer; an essay on fossils, or on commerce.

Meaning of Nestorian

Nestorian means: relating to, or resembling, Nestor, the aged warior and counselor mentioned by Homer; hence, wise; experienced; aged; as, Nestorian caution.

Meaning of Hexameter

Hexameter means: A verse of six feet, the first four of which may be either dactyls or spondees, the fifth must regularly be a dactyl, and the sixth always a spondee. In this species of verse are composed the Iliad of Homer and the Aeneid of Virgil. In English hexameters accent takes the place of quantity.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Begnawn

Begnawn means: of Begnaw

Meaning of Exciter

Exciter means: One who, or that which, excites.

Meaning of Invest

Invest means: To surround, accompany, or attend.

Meaning of Justicehood

Justicehood means: Justiceship.

Meaning of Lead

Lead means: The act of leading or conducting; guidance; direction; as, to take the lead; to be under the lead of another.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of catamite

catamite means: Homosexual.

Meaning of Bed-post

Bed-post means: A moment, an instant, jiffy. "He got over here in the twinkling of a bed-post.”

Meaning of REST IN PEACE

REST IN PEACE means: crack

Meaning of HIH

HIH means: Hope it helps

Meaning of funky (2)

funky (2) means: having strong dance rhythms

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