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monogram
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
a design based on alphabetic letters (usually a person's initials) — often printed on stationery or embroidered (made with sewing stiches) on clothing
  • The name of the maker, no doubt; or his monogram, rather.
    Adventure I -- A Scandal in Bohemia (18% in)
  • With my body in one easy-chair and my legs upon another, I had surrounded myself with a cloud of newspapers until at last, saturated with the news of the day, I tossed them all aside and lay listless, watching the huge crest and monogram upon the envelope upon the table and wondering lazily who my friend's noble correspondent could be.
    Adventure X -- The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (3% in)

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