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Blakey

[bley-kee]
noun
  1. ArtAbdullah Ibn Buhaina, 1919–90, U.S. jazz drummer.
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Historical Examples

  • Then with an effect of recollecting: “No, come to think of it,” he added, “Blakey gave it to me.”

    Between The Dark And The Daylight

    William Dean Howells

  • I found that Blakey had not come home, but he returned in a day or two, and said he had looked all over London for me.

    Adventures and Recollections

    Bill o'th' Hoylus End

  • This the guard managed all right, poor Blakey being taken 200 miles further from home.

    Adventures and Recollections

    Bill o'th' Hoylus End


British Dictionary definitions for blakey

Blakey

noun
  1. Art, full name Arthur Blakey . (1919–90), US Black jazz drummer and leader of the Jazz Messengers band
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