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.
And he asked Shamus, but he pretended he was ill—Oh, he was very unwell!Angling Sketches|Andrew Lang
On his way to the gallows an old woman in the crowd called out in Irish Ah, Shamus alanna!Irish Witchcraft and Demonology|St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
Shamus, however, seems to use less dialect on account of the dignity of his character and speech.Browning and the Dramatic Monologue|S. S. Curry
You must know that a very long time ago, when many kings ruled Ireland, there lived a boy named Shamus.
Fergus lighted his pipe, drew his chair a little closer to the hearth, and related the story of Shamus the Harper.