noun, plural rick·eys.
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One of those is Rickey Williams, the most recent Chicagaoan to file suit.I Was Beaten By Chicago’s Dirtiest Cop, Lawsuit Contends|Justin Glawe|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In other words, Rickey Minor knows his stuff, Idol-related or otherwise.‘American Idol’ Bandleader Rickey Minor on His Favorite Performance and What It Takes to Win|Kevin Fallon|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
(Branch) Rickey selected Jackie because he knew he could withstand the guff.Playing Pinochle and Breaking Barriers With Jackie Robinson|Evan Weiner|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the Swede attempted to steal on the first pitch to Rickey, and Sommers threw him out.Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager|Burt L. Standish
An hour later, "Rickey" Hoff was sleeping the sleep of utter exhaustion in camp.
In 1860 he entered a partnership with Rickey and Thatcher on the same route.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 1 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
"Rickey" had called a messenger boy and sent him out for a geography.
Let us all rise,” continued Rickey, unmoved, “and sing Kingdom Coming.The Valiants of Virginia|Hallie Erminie Rives
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Word Origin and History for rickey
alcoholic drink made with carbonated water and lime juice, 1895; reputedly from the name of "Colonel" Joseph K. Rickey (1842-1903), Democrat, of Callaway County, Missouri, U.S., lobbyist and wire-puller, who is said to have concocted it to entertain political friends.
And as long as there is thirst and limes, or lemons and gin, so long will the Honorable Joe Rickey be remembered in Missouri and his famous beverage tickle the palates of discriminating citizens. A hundred summers hence Joe Rickey will be called and Champ Clark and DeArmond forgotten. ["The Conservative," Nebraska City, Neb., July 6, 1899.]