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regent
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
a member of a governing board — especially at a state university

or:

someone who rules a country temporarily while the king or queen is too young, too sick, or away
  • I had gone up to town about an investment, and I met him in Regent Street with hardly a coat to his back or a boot to his foot.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (92% in)
  • As he stepped up to the cab, he pulled a gold watch from his pocket and looked at it earnestly, 'Drive like the devil,' he shouted, 'first to Gross & Hankey's in Regent Street, and then to the Church of St. Monica in the Edgeware Road.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (53% in)

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

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