Hammett



[ham-it] /ˈhæm ɪt/

noun
1.
(Samuel) Dashiell
[duh-sheel,, dash-eel] /dəˈʃil,, ˈdæʃ il/ (Show IPA), 1894–1961, U.S. writer of detective stories.
/ˈhæmət/
noun
1.
Dashiell. 1894–1961, US writer of detective novels. His books include The Maltese Falcon (1930) and The Thin Man (1932)

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