Definitions of homer

  1. ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey ( circa 850 BC)
  2. United States painter best known for his seascapes ( 1836- 1910)
  3. an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
  4. A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.
  5. See Hoemother.
  6. 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.
  7. A Hebrew measure containing as a liquid measure about 2 barrels, as a dry measure 8 bushels.
  8. A Hebrew measure, containing as a liquid measure, 75 gals., and as a dry, 32 pecks.
  9. A Hebrew measure containing about 75 gallons 5 pints liquid measure, or 8 bush. dry measure; also chomer.
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