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- proper n. An English surname
- proper n. A rare male given name transferred from the surname.
- proper n. A detective (from Sherlock Holmes), especially used ironically to address somebody who has stated the obvious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
Doyle told her that he would produce some writings that she could publish under the title Sherlock Holmes in Heaven.
The classic response to someone named "Sherlock" is warranted here.
This version of Sherlock is supposed to hearken back to the spirit of the original character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The first bird, Sherlock, is currently being trained to love the putrid smell of dead human flesh.
Sometimes, when Sherlock is explaining the reasoning behind his astounding powers of observation, the camera zooms in tight on the various clues, with whooshy sound effects, just like an episode of CSI.
Jude Law isn't one of my favourites, but he impressed me considerably as Watson in Sherlock Holmes.
Sherlock is the rare reinvention that's likely to enchant purists as well as those yearning for a new look at an old favorite.
The twist: This Sherlock is operating in the 21st century, and while he's still at 221B Baker Street, times have changed — although Holmes himself remains as prickly, mercurial and maddening as ever.
And, as the escape of Sherlock is being kept under wraps, Watson goes to the marvelously obtuse Mycroft Holmes for aid.
Michael Sherlock is an avid short story writer looking to make a career of writing as soon as possible … but for now he just enjoys writing for the sake of writing.
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