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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Holmeshoʊmz, hoʊlmz(n.)

  1. Oliver Wendell, 1809–94, U.S. poet, essayist, and physician.

    Category: Biography

  2. his son, Oliver Wendell (“the Great Dissenter”), 1841–1935, U.S. jurist.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sherlock Holmes, Holmes(noun)

    a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle

  2. Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.(noun)

    United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)

  3. Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes(noun)

    United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)

  4. Holmes, Arthur Holmes(noun)

    English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965)

Wiktionary

  1. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    , variant of Holme.

  2. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    a Scottish habitational surname from the place near Dundonald.

  3. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    Sherlock Holmes, fictional detective.

  4. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    by extension, someone acting like, or showing the ability of Sherlock Holmes.

  5. Origin: Possibly a combination of Holmes (the fictional detective) and a contraction of homeboy .

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