To come home

Related to To come home: come in handy
To touch or affect personally. See under Come.
(Naut.) To drag toward the vessel, instead of holding firm, as the cable is shortened; - said of an anchor.

See also: Home, Home

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
"Yes, and I have two little children, and I don't know what they would do if I were not to come home. But it is a very expensive journey to Russia, and costs me every time seven marks."
Say said he hoped that all the OFWs would be able to come home by July 21st before the end of the extended amnesty period.
The comedian said Agnes will be desperate for her son to come home for the festive season.
If Professor Sison would have to come home, kung KLM flight iyan (if it's a KLM) he has to pass by Taipei.