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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 ?
Holmes and the Inspector led us round it until we came to the side gate, which is separated by a stretch of garden from the hedge which lines the road.
Ah, you must give us a little time," said Holmes good-humoredly.
There are some very singular points here," said Holmes, smiling.
In the first place," said Holmes, "I should like you to offer a reward--coming from yourself, for the officials may take a little time before they would agree upon the sum, and these things cannot be done too promptly.
Holmes, you know as well as I do that a criminal is often flurried, and does such things, which a cool man would avoid.
I could very easily give you half a dozen," said Holmes.
Holmes, when I heard a shocking story of how he had turned a cat loose in an aviary, and I was so horrified at his brutal cruelty that I would have nothing more to do with him.
Holmes, and that same God who has punished that wicked man will show, in His own good time, that my son's hands are guiltless of his blood.
All this seems strange to you," continued Holmes, "because you failed at the beginning of the inquiry to grasp the importance of the single real clue which was presented to you.
Sherlock Holmes," he said, "we are all ready to acknowledge that you are a smart man, and that you have your own methods of working.
Thus pressed by us all, Holmes showed signs of irresolution.
Holmes," the inspector answered, with a knowing grin.
Holmes, and on Saturday the manager came in and planked down four golden sovereigns for my week's work.
Sherlock Holmes and I surveyed this curt announcement and the rueful face behind it, until the comical side of the affair so completely overtopped every other consideration that we both burst out into a roar of laughter.
No, no," cried Holmes, shoving him back into the chair from which he had half risen.