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sleuthhound

noun

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a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons
  • the fictional sleuthhound Miss Marple is notable for her age as well as for her understanding of human nature, both of them being rather advanced

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The first known use of sleuthhound was in 1850

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“Sleuthhound.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sleuthhound. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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