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Adderley

[ad-er-lee] /ˈæd ər li/
noun
1.
Julian ("Cannonball") 1928–75, American jazz saxophonist.
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  • Most people found Adderley out sooner or later, but I had detected the man's true nature from the very beginning.

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • By the bye tell me what are a Mr. Adderley and a Miss Adderley to her?

    Miss Eden's Letters Emily Eden
  • Was there really anything in that story, or was it suggested by the unpleasant reputation of Adderley?

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • And poor Mr. Adderley could only beseech Mr. Sidney to take care of him.

    The Chaplet of Pearls Charlotte M. Yonge
  • "Surely that is from Singapore," muttered Adderley, taking up the parcel.

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • I asked with curiosity, for I myself had often wondered what had become of Adderley.

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • That the hand had been in the box when I had taken it up from Adderley's table I could have sworn before any jury.

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • There was something furtive, secretive, about Adderley's entire mode of life.

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • She looked at Adderley as though she would gladly have slain him!

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
  • Adderley put down the bowl and turned rapidly as I rose from my seat.

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer

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