a free ticket, as to a theater; pass.
Origin of Annie Oakley
allegedly so called because such tickets, punched to prevent resale, resembled the playing cards used as targets by Annie Oakley
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Annie, real name Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee. 1860–1926, US markswoman
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