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hawkshaw

noun

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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

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The first known use of hawkshaw was in 1888

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“Hawkshaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hawkshaw. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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