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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sherlock Holmes, Holmes(noun)

    a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle

Wiktionary

  1. Sherlock Holmes(ProperNoun)

    A series of novels by Arthur Conan Doyle about a male consulting detective with astute logical reasoning and professional forensic skills, and related media based on the books, such as movies.

  2. Sherlock Holmes(ProperNoun)

    The fictional detective who is the protagonist of the series.

  3. Sherlock Holmes(ProperNoun)

    By extension, any person who has or is considered to have great powers of observation and deduction.

Freebase

  1. Sherlock Holmes

    Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective created by author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A London-based "consulting detective" whose abilities border on the fantastic, Holmes is famous for his astute logical reasoning, his ability to adopt almost any disguise, and his use of forensic science skills to solve difficult cases. Holmes, who first appeared in publication in 1887, was featured in four novels and 56 short stories. The first novel, A Study in Scarlet, appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887 and the second, The Sign of the Four, in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine in 1890. The character grew tremendously in popularity with the first series of short stories in The Strand Magazine, beginning with "A Scandal in Bohemia" in 1891; further series of short stories and two novels published in serial form appeared between then and 1927. The stories cover a period from around 1880 up to 1914. All but four stories are narrated by Holmes's friend and biographer, Dr. John H. Watson; two are narrated by Holmes himself and two others are written in the third person. In two stories, Holmes tells Watson the main story from his memories, while Watson becomes the narrator of the frame story. The first and fourth novels, A Study in Scarlet and The Valley of Fear, each include a long interval of omniscient narration recounting events unknown to either Holmes or Watson.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sherlock Holmes

    an amateur detective, a creation of Dr. Conan Doyle.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sherlock holmes in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sherlock holmes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sherlock holmes in a Sentence

  1. Eric Schiffer:

    Fiorina used Sherlock Holmes-like tech marketing research at HP, this ear-to-the-ground excising of consumer talking points helps connect her with voters by feeding them what they want, but her reputation as CEO was a disaster – and this will shove her over the Republican plank.

  2. Frederick Buechner:

    It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.

  3. Sir Arther Connan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes:

    And once again Mr. Sherlock Holmes is free to devote his life to examining those interesting little problems which the complexity of human life so pletifuly presents.

  4. Kroum Batchvarov:

    We the archaeologists are in the role of Sherlock Holmes, we're gathering the clues, and the more accurately we gather them and the relationship between the clues, the more probable it is for us to reverse-engineer what happened.

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