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hawkshaw


hawkshaw

noun

Definition of HAWKSHAW

a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons <the firm hired a hawkshaw to find out who was fencing stock from their warehouse>
Related Words shadow, tail, tracer, tracker; fed, Federal, G-man, narc (or nark) [slang], plainclothesman

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