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English → English (gcide) Definition: Home stretch Home \Home\, a. 1. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts. [1913 Webster] 2. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust. [1913 Webster] 3. (Games) In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; goal; as: (a) (Baseball) The plate at which the batter stands; same as home base and home plate. (b) (Lacrosse) The place of a player in front of an opponent's goal; also, the player. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Home base or Home plate (Baseball), the base at which the batter stands when batting, and which is the last base to be reached in scoring a run. Home farm, grounds, etc., the farm, grounds, etc., adjacent to the residence of the owner. Home lot, an inclosed plot on which the owner's home stands. [U. S.] Home rule, rule or government of an appendent or dependent country, as to all local and internal legislation, by means of a governing power vested in the people within the country itself, in contradistinction to a government established by the dominant country; as, home rule in Ireland. Also used adjectively; as, home-rule members of Parliament. Home ruler, one who favors or advocates home rule. Home stretch (Sport.), that part of a race course between the last curve and the winning post. Home thrust, a well directed or effective thrust; one that wounds in a vital part; hence, in controversy, a personal attack. [1913 Webster] Stretch \Stretch\, n. 1. Act of stretching, or state of being stretched; reach; effort; struggle; strain; as, a stretch of the limbs; a stretch of the imagination. [1913 Webster] By stretch of arms the distant shore to gain. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Those put a lawful authority upon the stretch, to the abuse of yower, under the color of prerogative. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. A continuous line or surface; a continuous space of time; as, grassy stretches of land. [1913 Webster] A great stretch of cultivated country. --W. Black. [1913 Webster] But all of them left me a week at a stretch. --E. Eggleston. [1913 Webster] 3. The extent to which anything may be stretched. [1913 Webster] Quotations, in their utmost stretch, can signify no more than that Luther lay under severe agonies of mind. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] This is the utmost stretch that nature can. --Granville. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) The reach or extent of a vessel's progress on one tack; a tack or board. [1913 Webster] 5. Course; direction; as, the stretch of seams of coal. [1913 Webster] To be on the stretch, to be obliged to use one's utmost powers. Home stretch. See under Home, a. [1913 Webster]

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