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transpire
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
to happen; or to become known
  • On returning, he found that Horner had disappeared, that the bureau had been forced open, and that the small morocco casket in which, as it afterwards transpired, the Countess was accustomed to keep her jewel, was lying empty upon the dressing-table.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (33% in)
  • Up to a late hour last night, however, nothing had transpired as to the whereabouts of the missing lady.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (25% in)

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