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sleuth / sloō[unvoicedth]/ inf. • n. a detective. • v. [intr.] [often as n.] (sleuthing) carry out a search or investigation in the manner of a detective: scientists began their genetic sleuthing for honey mushrooms four years ago. ∎  [tr.] dated investigate (someone or something).

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sleuth

sleuth †track, trail XII; (short for sleuth-hound XIV) bloodhound, (hence) detective XIX. — ON. slóð track, trail.

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sleuth

sleuthbuck tooth, couth, Duluth, forsooth, Maynooth, ruth, sleuth, sooth, strewth, tooth, truth, youth •eye tooth • dog-tooth • sawtooth •houndstooth • sabretooth

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