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Presley

[pres-lee, prez-]
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noun
  1. Elvis (Aron),1935–77, U.S. rock-'n'-roll singer.
  2. a male given name.
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  • "Well, Harran's your man," answered Presley, preparing to mount his bicycle.

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

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  • One guessed that Presley's refinement had been gained only by a certain loss of strength.

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  • Their talk was in Spanish, a language with which Presley was familiar.

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  • Presley made a sharp movement of impatience with his free hand.

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British Dictionary definitions for presley

Presley

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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