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dispose
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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disposed the troops along...
Definition
the arrangement, positioning, or use of things
  • Mrs. St. Clair has most kindly put two rooms at my disposal, and you may rest assured that she will have nothing but a welcome for my friend and colleague.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (54% in)
disposal = command

(editor's note:  When something is "at someone's disposal" it is "at their command," or "available for their use." They can use it as they please.)
  • A large and comfortable double-bedded room had been placed at our disposal, and I was quickly between the sheets, for I was weary after my night of adventure.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (69% in)
disposal = command

(editor's note:  When something is "at someone's disposal" it is "at their command," or "available for their use." They can use it as they please.)
There are no more uses of "dispose" flagged with this meaning in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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  • You will ask me why I did not dispose of it?
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (44% in)

There are no more uses of "dispose" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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