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Meaning of HARVEST HOME

Pronunciation:  'hârvist howm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the gathering of a ripened crop
 
 Synonyms: harvest, harvesting
 
 See Also: gather, gathering, haying

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Har"vest-home"\, n.
1. The gathering and bringing home of the harvest; the time
   of harvest.

         Showed like a stubble land at harvest-home. --Shak.

2. The song sung by reapers at the feast made at the close of
   the harvest; the feast itself. --Dryden.

3. A service of thanksgiving, at harvest time, in the Church
   of England and in the Protestant Episcopal Church in the
   United States.

4. The opportunity of gathering treasure. --Shak.

 

 

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