As nouns the difference between holies and holmes
is that holies
is used almost exclusively in (holy of holies
) while holmes
is (slang) an informal address, like man or dude or holmes
can be .
Used almost exclusively in (Holy of Holies).
* Franz von Reber, Joseph Thacher Clarke, History of Ancient Art (1882) p. 146:
- The holy of holies , a cubical space of ten cubits on the side, was separated from the larger antechamber by four columns, which were also covered with gold and stood upon silver sockets; they bore a second curtain of four colors.
(en proper noun
, variant of Holme.
a Scottish habitational surname from the place near Dundonald.
Sherlock Holmes, fictional detective.
by extension, someone acting like, or showing the ability of Sherlock Holmes.