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(Law) a detective



a detective.
[1900–05; after Hawkshaw, a detective in the play The Ticket of Leave Man (1863) by Tom Taylor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hawkshaw - someone who is a detectivehawkshaw - someone who is a detective    
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
detective, police detective, tec, investigator - a police officer who investigates crimes
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Boss Stevie Farrell has brought in Cameron MacPherson on loan from St Mirren and Dean Hawkshaw from Killie to strengthen midfield.
Ramsbottom Road in the village of Hawkshaw, Bury, was closed off by police following the crash at about 4.
teams Kilmarnock McDonald 6, O'Donnell 5, Greer 5, Findlay 6, Taylor 5, Thomas 6, Waters 4, Hawkshaw 5, Jones 5, Frizzell 5, Erwin 4, Subs: Boyd 4, Brophy 2, Ross County Fox 6, Naismith 6, Fraser 7, Davies 7, van der Weg 7, Draper 6, O'Brien 7, Lindsay 7, Gardyne 7, Keillor-Dunn 7, Curran 7, Subs: Kelly 1, Chow 3, Dow 3,
DUBLIN: D O'Hanlon; D Maher, P O Cofaigh Byrne, L Flatman; K Kennedy, N Matthews, E O'Dea; D Ryan, M Tracey; D Brennan, J Doran (0-6), K Lynch Bissett (pictured); D Lacey (0-5, 4f), S Hawkshaw (0-1), R McGarry (0-2).
com)-- MTS Management Group is happy to announce that, Sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms Chicken, "Country For A Cause," June 5th at The Nashville Palace, will be a night to remember, as host, Lulu Roman welcomes headliner, Ty Herndon, Kelly Lang, Jody Miller, Highway 101, Sylvia, Baillie & The Boys, Ronnie McDowell, Dave Gibson, Doug Supernaw, Margie Singleton, Melissa Luman, Hawkshaw Hawkins Jr.
81, Ramsbottom Road, Hawkshaw, Bury BL8 4JS Boar's Head Hotel This has three AA stars and is just a smidge over an hour's drive away from Liverpool (we didn't want to leave it off the list, so hopefully you can forgive us .
His coauthors are three voice care professionals, also frequently encountered in the pages of this periodical: Mary Hawkshaw, a registered nurse who is on faculty in Otolaryngology at Drexel University; Jaime Eaglin Moore, otolaryngologist, laryngologist, and faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University; and Amy Rutt, who holds the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and serves on the faculty of Drexel University.
Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins died with which other country music star in a 1963 plane crash?
Here she is pictured with Noreen Hawkshaw, specialist nurse from St James in Leeds | To send us your snaps, email pictures as jpgs to: gazettepeople@gazettemedia.
Two of his seconders were John Hawkshaw, then a consulting engineer for the L&Y Railway, and John F Bateman, who was a water engineer who built important reservoirs for Manchester, a fellow Yorkshireman and, by birth, a near neighbour.
Building of Penarth Dock began in 1859, and it was constructed with a workforce of around 1,200 navigators under the direction of chief engineer Harrison Hayter, implementing the design of architect Sir John Hawkshaw.
In 1963, country music performers Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins died in the crash of their plane, a Piper Comanche, near Camden, Tennessee, along with pilot Randy Hughes (Cline's manager).