Holmes


Holmes

Holmes [hohmz, hohlmz] Examples noun

  1. John Haynes [heynz] /heɪnz/, 1879–1964, U.S. clergyman.
  2. Oliver Wen·dell [wen-dl] /ˈwɛn dl/, 1809–94, U.S. poet, novelist, essayist, and physician.
  3. his sonOliver Wendell,1841–1935, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1902–32.
  4. Sherlock, a detective in many mystery stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Examples from the Web for holmes Contemporary Examples of holmes

  • Holmes addicts had arrived at the show from all over the world.

    Sherlock Holmes Vs. Jack the Ripper

    Clive Irving

    November 16, 2014

  • I fancy Holmes would have destroyed those theories with nothing more than his intuition.

    Sherlock Holmes Vs. Jack the Ripper

    Clive Irving

    November 16, 2014

  • The cops were as incompetent as they often appear to be in the Holmes stories.

    Sherlock Holmes Vs. Jack the Ripper

    Clive Irving

    November 16, 2014

  • According to McCain, Holmes was chosen because his experiences in the Civil War totally changed his attitude and life.

    McCain’s 13 Favorite Soldiers

    Sandra McElwaine

    November 11, 2014

  • But did you, like Justice Holmes, come back totally changed?

    McCain’s 13 Favorite Soldiers

    Sandra McElwaine

    November 11, 2014

  • Historical Examples of holmes

  • On Model B a Holmes rotary 7-cylinder motor of 4×4-inch bore and stroke is used.

    Flying Machines

    W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell

  • Wade and Holmes shook their heads and whispered in a corner.

    Micah Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • “We shall look in on our way to the train,” answered Holmes.

    The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893

    Various

  • There was a cab passing as we came out, and Holmes hailed it.

    The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893

    Various

  • “Lestrade has got him all right,” said Holmes, glancing up at me.

    The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893

    Various

  • British Dictionary definitions for holmes Holmes noun

    1. Oliver Wendell. 1809–94, US author, esp of humorous essays, such as The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1858) and its sequels
    2. his son, Oliver Wendell. 1841–1935, US jurist, noted for his liberal judgments
    3. Sir Paul .1950–2013, New Zealand radio and television broadcaster; presenter of The Paul Holmes Breakfast, (1987–2008)

    holmes in Science Holmes [hōmz, hōlmz]Arthur 1890-1965

    1. British geologist who pioneered a method of determining the age of rocks by measuring their radioactive components. He was also an early supporter of Alfred Wegener’s theory of continental drift.

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