Sherlock Holmes Definition
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A fictitious Brit. detective with great powers of deduction: the main character in many stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, most of which are ostensibly narrated by Holmes's partner, Dr. Watson.
Webster's New World
The fictional detective who is the protagonist of the series.
(figuratively) By extension, any person who has or is considered to have great powers of observation and deduction.
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