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treatise
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
a scholarly, lengthy paper written to explore a specific topic
  • I glanced at the books upon the table, and in spite of my ignorance of German I could see that two of them were treatises on science, the others being volumes of poetry.
    Adventure IX — The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb (50% in)

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