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homemade

[hohm-meyd] /ˈhoʊmˈmeɪd/
adjective
1.
made or prepared at home, locally, or by the maker's own efforts:
The restaurant's pastry is homemade. Breakfast at the farmhouse always meant homemade preserves.
2.
made in one's own country; domestic:
I prefer a homemade car to one of those foreign models.
3.
made, contrived, or assembled by oneself; not professionally made or done; amateurish:
the plain look of homemade furniture.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; home + made
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homemade

adj.

also home-made, 1650s, from home (n.) + made.

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