Easton's Bible Dictionary
"Half a homer," a grain measure mentioned only in Hosea 3:2.
Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (n.) A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.
2. (n.) See Hoemother.
3. (n.) 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.