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depose
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
to question another under oath and record another's legal statement
  • Both these witnesses depose that Mr. McCarthy was walking alone.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (9% in)
  • Catherine Cusack, maid to the Countess, deposed to having heard Ryder's cry of dismay on discovering the robbery, and to having rushed into the room, where she found matters as described by the last witness.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (33% in)
  • "But this maid, Alice, as I understand, deposes that she went to her room, covered her bride's dress with a long ulster, put on a bonnet, and went out."
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (44% in)

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