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Annie Oakley

[ohk-lee] /ˈoʊk li/
noun
1.
a free ticket, as to a theater; pass.
Origin
allegedly so called because such tickets, punched to prevent resale, resembled the playing cards used as targets by Annie Oakley

Oakley

[ohk-lee] /ˈoʊk li/
noun
1.
Annie (Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee) 1860–1926, U.S. sharpshooter.
2.
Slang. Annie Oakley.
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British Dictionary definitions for Annie Oakley

Oakley

/ˈəʊklɪ/
noun
1.
Annie, real name Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee. 1860–1926, US markswoman
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Slang definitions & phrases for Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley

n phr,n

A free ticket orpass to a game or entertainment

[fr the name of a 19th-century trick-shot artist who could riddle a playing card tossed into the air so that it looked like an often-punched ticket]


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