There are 2 definitions of Holmes, Oliver Wendell in English:

Holmes, Oliver Wendell1

Syllabification: Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Pronunciation: /hōmz
 
/
( 1809–94), US physician, poet, and essayist; father of US Supreme Court justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. His main contribution to medicine was an essay, written in 1843, on contagion as one cause of puerperal fever. His best-known literary works are the humorous essays known as “table talks,” which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1857–58).

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be of the opinion; think or suppose

There are 2 definitions of Holmes, Oliver Wendell in English:

Holmes, Oliver Wendell2

Syllabification: Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Pronunciation: /
 
hōmz/
Jr. ( 1841–1935), US Supreme Court associate justice 1902–32; the son of physician and essayist Oliver Wendell Holmes. He became well known for his strong, articulate, and often dissenting opinions.

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