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Presley

[pres-lee, prez-] /ˈprɛs li, ˈprɛz-/
noun
1.
Elvis (Aron) 1935–77, U.S. rock-'n'-roll singer.
2.
a male given name.
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  • "Nonsense, Presley," answered the other, refusing to become angry.

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  • "Well, Harran's your man," answered Presley, preparing to mount his bicycle.

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  • To Presley's morbidly keen observation, the general impression of the shepherd's face was intensely interesting.

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  • Presley wheeled up the driveway and met Harran by the horse-block.

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  • Harran hurried out into the dining-room and there met Presley and his father, who had been aroused as well by Annixter's clamour.

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British Dictionary definitions for Presley

Presley

/ˈprɛzlɪ/
noun
1.
Elvis (Aaron or Aron). 1935–77, US rock and roll singer. His recordings include "That's all Right (Mama)" (1954), "Heartbreak Hotel" (1956), "Hound Dog" (1956), numbers from the films Loving You and Jailhouse Rock (both 1957), and "Suspicious Minds" (1970)
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