Usage examples for homegrown

  1. I had it examined by a botanical expert and elicited the information that it was ablossom of the homegrown potato plant purloined from a forcingcase of the model farm. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. The Atlantic seemed somehow, while the good season lasted, to live with us, whereas our relation to the two or three other like organs, homegrown or foreign, of which there could be any question, and most of all, naturally, to the great French Revue, was that we lived with them. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  3. Staring dumbly out at the toiling sweltering human ant- hill Comus marvelled how missionary enthusiasts could labour hopefully at the work of transplanting their religion, with its homegrown accretions of fatherly parochial benevolence, in this heat- blistered, fever- scourged wilderness, where men lived like groundbait and died like flies. – The Unbearable Bassington by Saki