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staccato
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
in music, the separating notes by cutting them short and crisp

or:

sounds that are short and crisp
  • He spoke in a slow staccato fashion, choosing his words with care, and gave the impression generally of a man of learning and letters who had had ill-usage at the hands of fortune.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (47% in)

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

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