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harvest home

noun
  1. the bringing home of the harvest.
  2. the time of harvesting or of gathering in the harvest.
  3. an English festival celebrated at the close of the harvest.
  4. a song sung as the harvest is brought home.
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Origin of harvest home

First recorded in 1565–75
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Examples from the Web for harvest home

Historical Examples

  • So everything was done to make the harvest-home a day of feasting and mirth.

    Frank Oldfield

    T.P. Wilson

  • It is the harvest-home; if you wait you will see the procession.

    A Tramp's Wallet

    William Duthie

  • That year's harvest-home was broken by deadly attacks of enemies.

  • Harvest-home had gone, and the "fall" ploughing was forward.

  • It was, however, difficult to glean after so excellent a harvest-home.


British Dictionary definitions for harvest home

harvest home

noun
  1. the bringing in of the harvest
  2. mainly British a harvest supper
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