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Rank noises made by pub ghost (9)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

inspector

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Here is my best explanation:

'rank' is the definition.
(police rank)

I don't understand how the remainder of the clue works.

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This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for inspector that I've seen before include "Police rank", "Examining official", "I look over", "leading rank", "Ticket examiner", "auditor", "Bus, train official", "Examiner", "senior cop" and "Lestrade for instance".)

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