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novel
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
a novel situation
Definition
new and original — typically something considered good
  • There is something distinctly novel about some of the features.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (31% in)

There are no more uses of "novel" flagged with this meaning in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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exact meaning not specified
  • "The end may have been so," I answered, "but the methods I hold to have been novel and of interest."
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (7% in)
  • Then he handed me a yellow-backed novel, and moving my chair a little sideways, that my own shadow might not fall upon the page, he begged me to read aloud to him.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (55% in)

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

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