an advocate of home rule.
Hone In vs. Home InDoes a plane home in on a target or hone in on it? Does a musician hone her skills or home them? Are these two verbs interchangeable or do they have discrete meanings? Today we explore the origins and uses of hone and home. Hone entered English as a noun for a pointed rock used as a landmark. In the 1400s, it began to be …
Origin of home ruler
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for home ruler
It was true he was an Irishman, but politically he was not at all fanatical, and not even a Home-Ruler.Passing By|Maurice Baring