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Annie

[an-ee] /ˈæn i/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Ann, Anna, or Anne.
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  • He speaks of "Annie, the soul I loved, the girl who saved me and made me a man."

    Revisiting the Earth James Langdon Hill
  • I didn't know anything about it until the other day when Annie told me.

    Tutors' Lane Wilmarth Lewis
  • Annie recovered rapidly, and soon the time came for Edward's departure.

  • Even Annie herself was put aside, and I was cared for as tenderly as a baby.

    The heart of happy hollow Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • At eleven oclock an open landau was at the door, and Mrs. Acheson and Annie went for their drive.

Word Origin and History for Annie

diminutive of fem. proper name Ann or Anne (see Anna). Annie Oakley (1860-1926) was the famous rifle markswoman.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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baseball annie

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]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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