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Noun: Holmes  howmz
  1. A fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle
    - Sherlock Holmes
     
  2. United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)
    - Oliver Wendell Holmes
     
  3. United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)
    - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
     
  4. English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965)
    - Arthur Holmes

Type of: author, character, fictional character, fictitious character, geologist, jurist, legal expert, writer

Encyclopedia: Holmes, Oliver Wendell