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sham(m)us

(ˈʃeməs)
n. a police officer or a detective. (Probably from Yiddish.) One thing that a shamus always knows is when another shamus is following him.

shamus

verb
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Along the way, Shaun and Shamus will donate a Freedom Chair on behalf of Ainsley's Angels to at least one deserving family in each state.
Shamus said: "That was my biggest fish to date and it is unbelievable that I was able to better it so dramatically the very next day.
ON THE DOGWALK: Shamus with Alison Banford (and inset with Heather Butler) and Shi with David Evans strut their stuff Picture: Joe Bailey DJ280510OPEN-6
If Shamus has the full support of his key staff and there are opportunities outside, he could counter Roger's move with the threat of a mass defection of key staff to a new company.
FAT cat Shamus is so heavy he can't move - and has to be dragged around in a harness.
This was a great year for the Spoetzl Brewery," said Shamus Hanlon, Shiner's brand group director of marketing.
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Janet LaPierre is a prolific mystery writer who has garnered nominations for the Shamus Award, the Anthony, and the Macavity awards as well as critical acclaim from readers and peers.
Any reader looking for the shamus they remember from the late night movies or from the pulp magazines will be happy to find this novel.
Fans in the Singapore and South East Asia Newcastle United Football Club usually meet at Shamus O'Donnell's Irish Pub in Singapore.
OVER on The Soccer Show (Network 2, Friday) Shay Healy (remember him as Famous Shamus in Hullabaloo anybody?
Shamus Mok, the chief economist at Bank of East Asia, said the market has been under pressure to take profits.
A recent Shamus Award nominee, Sallis's work is influenced by the French existentialists and the work of Chester Himes (who makes a brief appearance in the novel Black Hornet).
Thomas, who joined Kinetico in 2009 as its Chief Marketing Officer, replaces Shamus M.