Akeley

[ eyk-lee ]

noun
  1. Carl Ethan, 1864–1926, U.S. naturalist, explorer, and sculptor.

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How to use Akeley in a sentence

  • Mr. Akeley, a man famed in African hunting exploits, was to deliver a talk before a little club to which I belonged.

    In Africa | John T. McCutcheon
  • Mr. Akeley had an elaborate moving picture machine and we planned to get some excellent pictures of charging animals.

    In Africa | John T. McCutcheon
  • I sat on his cot, Mrs. Akeley on a small tin trunk, and Stephenson on another.

    In Africa | John T. McCutcheon
  • Both he and Mrs. Akeley had been in Africa before and knew the country as thoroughly perhaps as any who has ever been there.

    In Africa | John T. McCutcheon
  • At last it died down, all was hurriedly prepared for the ascension, and Mrs. Akeley took her place again in the basket.

    In Africa | John T. McCutcheon