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- n. Detective.
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- n. someone who is a detective
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He's a hilarious hawkshaw... with a case on Dottie!
Like a hawkshaw, I stumbled through the gate to find out that media had to wait with everyone else.
Fred Shapiro, the etymological hawkshaw who edits the Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations, found the earliest use to date of this useful word in a 1950 article in American Historical Review by Chester Destler, a name not easy to say fast.
In short and in fine, Mullinix no more resembled the traditional hawkshaw than
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