American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A detective.
- n. See sleuthhound.
- v. To track or follow.
- v. To act as a detective.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of sloth.
- n. A track or trail of man or beast; scent.
- n. A newspaper name for a detective.
- n. obsolete An animal’s trail or track.
- n. archaic A sleuth-hound; a bloodhound.
- n. A detective.
- v. intransitive, transitive To act as a detective; to try to discover who committed a crime.
- n. obsolete, uncountable Slowness; laziness, sloth.
- n. rare A collective term for a group of bears.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Scot. The track of man or beast as followed by the scent.
- n. a detective who follows a trail
- v. watch, observe, or inquire secretly
- From Old English slǣwþ, corresponding to slow + -th. (Wiktionary)
- Short for sleuthhound. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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