home stand


: a series of baseball games played at a team's home field

Examples of home stand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first of two waves of rain will begin to move ashore before dawn Saturday and will be followed by a second, weaker wave on Sunday, potentially disrupting the Padres first home stand of the season. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Mar. 2024 But is there a way to make your home stand out and sell faster? Blake Bakkila, Sunset Magazine, 14 Mar. 2024 The Panthers' longest road trip and home stand will come back-to-back. Elizabeth Finny, Miami Herald, 31 Jan. 2024 The game against the Lightning — an Atlantic Division rival with whom the Wings are neck-and-neck with in the standings — begins a five-game home stand for the Wings before the All-Star break in early February. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press, 16 Jan. 2024 The glass windows, paired with the classic New England shingle-style exterior, make this home stand out along the beach. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 24 Nov. 2023 In a neighborhood filled with homogeneous Midcentury Modern residences, Brandon McBurney’s Palm Springs home stands out thanks to its 10-foot-tall lime green doors that face the street. Lisa Boone, Los Angeles Times, 5 Feb. 2024 The Comets return to Cable Dahmer Arena for a three-game home stand following a six-game road swing. Nathan Dunn, Kansas City Star, 5 Feb. 2024 The Blazers finish off a two-game home stand against FIU, Saturday, Feb. 4, at Bartow Arena in Birmingham. Evan Dudley, al, 2 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of home stand was in 1965

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“Home stand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20stand. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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