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 for Home thrust
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

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