harvest home
noun Date: 1573 1. a feast at the close of the harvest 2. the gathering or the time of the harvest 3. a song sung by the reapers at the close of the harvest

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  • Harvest Home — may refer to: * Harvest Home (novel), a 1973 horror novel by Tom Tryon; * Harvest Home , a 1982 song recorded and released by Big Country; * Mabon, a holiday also known as Harvest Home which is observed by some Neopagans and Wiccans, * The… …   Wikipedia

  • Harvest-home — Har vest home ( h[=o]m), n. 1. The gathering and bringing home of the harvest; the time of harvest. [1913 Webster] Showed like a stubble land at harvest home. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The song sung by reapers at the feast made at the close of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harvest home — n. 1. the bringing home of the last harvest load 2. an English festival celebrating this 3. a song sung by harvesters bringing home the last load …   English World dictionary

  • harvest home — 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. [1565 75] * * * ▪ English festival also… …   Universalium

  • harvest home — har′vest home′ n. 1) the bringing home of the harvest 2) the time of gathering in the harvest 3) an English festival at the close of the harvest 4) mad a song sung as the harvest is brought home • Etymology: 1565–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • harvest home — /havəst ˈhoʊm/ (say hahvuhst hohm) noun 1. the bringing home of the harvest. 2. the time of doing it. 3. a festival celebrated at the close of the harvest …   Australian English dictionary

  • harvest home — noun the gathering of a ripened crop • Syn: ↑harvest, ↑harvesting • Derivationally related forms: ↑harvest (for: ↑harvesting), ↑harvest (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • harvest home — noun the gathering in of the final part of the year s harvest. ↘a festival marking the end of the harvest period …   English new terms dictionary

  • harvest-home — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Harvest Home (novel) — Harvest Home is the name of a 1973 novel by Thomas Tryon, which he wrote in the wake of his 1971 critically acclaimed The Other . The book became an NBC mini series starring Bette Davis in 1978. The following entry summarizes the plot of the book …   Wikipedia

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