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elapse
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
of time:  to pass by
  • In the case of Pondicherry, seven weeks elapsed between the threat and its fulfilment, in Dundee it was only some three or four days.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (70% in)
  • "It was in January, '85, that my poor father met his end, and two years and eight months have elapsed since then.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (45% in)
  • But, as a matter of fact, seven weeks elapsed.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (72% in)

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

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