One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Education or upbringing received at home or (in early use) in one's home country; an instance of this.
2The action or activity of breeding an animal, plant, or slave in one's home or home country.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Waterhouse (1619–1670), heraldic writer. From home + breeding.
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