Adderley



Julian (“Cannonball”) 1928–75, American jazz saxophonist.
Historical Examples

Most people found Adderley out sooner or later, but I had detected the man’s true nature from the very beginning.
Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer

By the bye tell me what are a Mr. Adderley and a Miss Adderley to her?
Miss Eden’s Letters Emily Eden

Was there really anything in that story, or was it suggested by the unpleasant reputation of Adderley?
Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer

And poor Mr. Adderley could only beseech Mr. Sidney to take care of him.
The Chaplet of Pearls Charlotte M. Yonge

“Surely that is from Singapore,” muttered Adderley, taking up the parcel.
Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer

I asked with curiosity, for I myself had often wondered what had become of Adderley.
Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer

That the hand had been in the box when I had taken it up from Adderley’s table I could have sworn before any jury.
Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer

There was something furtive, secretive, about Adderley’s entire mode of life.
Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer

She looked at Adderley as though she would gladly have slain him!
Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer

Adderley put down the bowl and turned rapidly as I rose from my seat.
Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer

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