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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A police informer who implicates many people.

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  • The case is based around so-called supergrass evidence supplied by Newtownabbey brothers David Stewart (38) and Robert Stewart
  • Mr Ervine told Spotlight that a senior north Belfast loyalist's apparent decision to become a "supergrass" could harden the position.
  • The source of the tip-off was a "supergrass" (i.e., police informer) related to the jailed Camorra godfather Francesco Schiavone, aka "Sandokan."
  • 'supergrass' who is helping them investigate a series of underworld killings. for more
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