noun, plural sha·mus·es. Slang.
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When I was 10 or 11 years old, a movie company came to town to do this Burt Reynolds movie, Shamus.How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon|Andrew Romano|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shamus Award–winning author Peter Spiegelman returns with this psychologically thrilling novel.
Shamus succeeded admirably in his design of concocting a sensation for us.
Under the big oaks, meanwhile, our camp fire burned brightly, and Shamus was developing the mysteries of his art.
Ye're in a sad plight, Shamus, roasting alive; what can I do for ye?More Celtic Fairy Tales|Various
Now there was one man, Shamus Mackenzie they called him, and he was very curious, and he must be seeing what they did.Angling Sketches|Andrew Lang
As we walked forward, Shamus' witch suddenly appeared before us.