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Marley

[mahr-lee]
noun
  1. Robert NestaBob, 1945–81, Jamaican reggae singer, guitarist, and songwriter: popularizer of Rastafarianism.
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  • "Marley is on the beach," he said, and ran ahead to engage the boat.

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine

  • The dying fire leapt up as if it cried: I know him—Marley's ghost.

    Recollections

    David Christie Murray

  • I fetched young Marley to her from Dr. Hervey's, and he has seen to her.

    Despair's Last Journey

    David Christie Murray

  • Ah, but Jack, it would be cruelly hard for her to change back to Marley!

  • The mention of Marley's funeral brings me back to the point I started from.

    A Christmas Carol

    Charles Dickens


British Dictionary definitions for marley

Marley

noun
  1. Bob, full name Robert Nesta Marley. 1945–81, Jamaican reggae singer, guitarist, and songwriter. With his group, the Wailers, his albums included Burnin' (1973), Natty Dread (1975), Rastaman Vibration (1976), and Exodus (1977)
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