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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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Shamus and wife Angie had been struggling to sell his home, which has a swimming pool, through normal channels.
A school friend, who did not wish to be named, added: "It's such a terrible thing to happen to anyone but to happen to someone like Shamus, who was such a nice guy - it's unbelievable.
Of course the US would never allow the UN to implement sanctions against Israel, or to launch UN peacekeepers that would protect the Palestinians from Israelis," said Shamus Cooke in an interview with Fars News Agency.
Shamus dreamed up and designed kid-friendly cartoon characters like P.
Soon after seeing her first KenKen puzzle, Shamus expressed an interest to Fuhrer in working with him on the business--an offer that he accepted; Shamus came on board as a VP and minority partner, taking primary responsibility for the company's licensing program.
While the arrested guide has been identified as Shamus din Dangroo son of Mohammad Maqbool Dangroo resident of Marbal Bumai Sopore.
Over the weekend, Shamus hosted Big Apple Comic Con, one of 12 fanboy gatherings he launched or bought across the country.
Foxhound Shamus, aged two, has been at the centre since July last year, and is suitable to live with sensible older teenagers.
The boy, Anthony Shamus Sellards of Springfield, spoke for himself and answered in the affirmative when Lane County Circuit Judge Charles Zennache asked the teen if he wanted a court-appointed attorney to represent him in the case.
Lead author Dr Shamus Smith from Durham University's Computer Science department said: "Although virtual environment toolkits are available, they usually only provide a subset of the tools needed to build complete virtual worlds.
The reasons for asking Shamus to resign are not justified.
Twice SixTen led through Dennis Weaver and a disputed Shamus Malloy penalty, but both times Carl Rudge brought Lions level.
In Shock, the second installment of the series, the shamus goes undercover at a clinic for gay conversion therapy.
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