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holmes

(homz)
n. one’s pal or friend. (see also Sherlock. Usually a term of address.) What do you think about that, holmes?
References in classic literature ?
Oh, then we have three days yet," said Holmes with a yawn.
At three o'clock precisely I was at Baker Street, but Holmes had not yet returned.
You see," remarked Holmes, as we paced to and fro in front of the house, "this marriage rather simplifies matters.
Come, come, we are not so far wrong, after all," said Holmes.
Sherlock Holmes waved our strange visitor into a chair.
Inspector Gregory was full of his case, and poured out a stream of remarks, while Holmes threw in an occasional question or interjection.
We all sprang out with the exception of Holmes, who continued to lean back with his eyes fixed upon the sky in front of him, entirely absorbed in his own thoughts.
I had imagined that we were bound for Baker Street, but Holmes stopped the cab at the corner of Cavendish Square.
Here Holmes turned suddenly to the right and we found ourselves in a large, square, empty room, heavily shadowed in the corners, but faintly lit in the centre from the lights of the street beyond.
Holmes alone could rise superior to petty influences.
Sherlock Holmes was never at fault, however, and he muttered the names as the cab rattled through squares and in and out by tortuous by-streets.
Sherlock Holmes gave a sigh of relief, and relaxed into a smile.
To a great mind, nothing is little," remarked Holmes, sententiously.
The same writing," remarked Holmes, as he opened the envelope, "and actually signed," he added in an exultant voice as he unfolded the epistle.
Sherlock Holmes had pushed away his untasted breakfast and lit the unsavoury pipe which was the companion of his deepest meditations.