sleuth hound

sleuthhound

[slooth-hound]
noun
1.
a bloodhound.
2.
a detective.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English sloth track, trail (< Old Norse slōth) + hound1

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sleuthhound (ˈsluːθˌhaʊnd)
 
n
1.  a dog trained to track people, esp a bloodhound
2.  an informal word for detective

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