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 for sleuth
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sleuth \Sleuth\, n. [Icel. sl[=o][eth]. See Slot a track.]
     The track of man or beast as followed by the scent. [Scot.]
     --Halliwell.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sleuth
      n 1: a detective who follows a trail [syn: sleuth,
           sleuthhound]
      v 1: watch, observe, or inquire secretly [syn: spy, stag,
           snoop, sleuth]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "sleuth":
     Bow Street runner, FBI, FBI agent, Federal, G-man, Secret Service,
     Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes, T-man, detective, dick, eye, fed,
     gumshoe, hawkshaw, hotel detective, house detective, house dick,
     inquiry agent, investigator, narc, operative, plainclothesman,
     police detective, private detective, private eye,
     private investigator, revenuer, shamus, snoop, store detective,
     tec, treasury agent
  
  

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