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O·li·ver Wen·dell Holmes, Jr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 
pronunciation:
a lih vr wen dl holmz jun yr
part of speech: noun
definition: an influential U.S. Supreme Court justice (1902-1932), known for exercising judicial restraint and cited frequently for the opinion he wrote for Schenck v. United States, in which he argued that freedom of speech could be limited only in cases when particular acts of expression presented a "clear and present danger" to the country or its people (b.1841--d.1935).