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or Charlie

[chahr-lee] /ˈtʃɑr li/
noun, plural Charleys. Military Slang. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Roger shook his head, still eyeing Charley with undisguised curiosity.

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • "I'm goin' to see you to your door, Charley lad," he said each time.

    Historic Boyhoods Rupert Sargent Holland
  • Charley Guttery, the landlord, was there to greet the minstrels.

    Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field
  • She was lonely for Charley, she said, and liked to have a boy about.

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • "Just do without it for a couple of years and see for yourself," Charley rejoined.

    Two on the Trail Hulbert Footner
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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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