sherlock_holmes has definitions from the field of writing
[ noun ] (writing) a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle



Used in print

(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

Sherlock_Holmes , the ancestor of all private_eyes , was born during the 1890 s .

With the advent of Sir_Arthur_Conan_Doyle 's Sherlock_Holmes , the development of the modern private_detective begins .

Sherlock_Holmes is not merely an individualist ; he is very close to being a mental_case .

The first series of Sherlock_Holmes adventures ends with Holmes and Moriarty grappling together on the edge of a cliff .

Their dedication to the status_quo has been affirmed at the expense of the fascinating but dangerous individualism of a Sherlock_Holmes .

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