house dick


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Noun1.house dick - a private detective employed by a hotel or retail store
private detective, private eye, private investigator, shamus, sherlock, operative, PI - someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
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Howard's (Ben Miller) festive spirit begins to wear thin when he accidentally destroys the dolls' house Dick has been painstakingly restoring.
The house Dick knocked on my door last night," Hope began.
But when the house dick combs to, she's already walking the arena into old rooms.

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