One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Originally and chiefly US an organization or institution which carries out investigations or studies in a particular field or industry (now rare).
2US (with the and capital initials) an office of the Department of Justice responsible for investigating violations of federal laws (now historical).
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Hartford (Connecticut) Daily Courant.
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