Colles Col·les (kŏl'ĭs, kŏl'ēz), Abraham. 1773-1843.
Irish surgeon who first described Colles' fracture of the wrist.
The thing had come from colles, for it was the private notepaper of the Durban office, and there was colles' signature.
Inside was a sheet of the firm's notepaper, with the signature of colles across the top.
You will write to Mr colles a letter at my dictation, saying that you find the work too much for you.
I might take it, therefore, that the scribble was colles' reply to my letter.
colles told me that you were a keen fellow, and had wind of some mystery here.
colles was right; you're not wanting in intelligence, Mr Crawfurd.'
An attack upon the Streets Department, with Mr. colles at its head.
"colles's Fracture" is a familiar term in the mouths of surgeons.
I've also written and asked the colles's to come to dinner on the eighteenth to meet her.
He was a certain Mr colles, a big fat man, who welcomed me in his shirt-sleeves, with a cigar in his mouth.