Haley



Alex, 1921–92, U.S. writer.
William John Clifton (“Bill”) 1925–81, U.S. musician: rockabilly pioneer.
Contemporary Examples

One does have to wonder, of course, if Jindal and Haley would do as well had they not both been converts to Christianity.
Nikki Haley and the New Racial Face of the South Tunku Varadarajan June 8, 2010

As Entertainment Weekly reviewed, “Haley, full of spitting fury and loathing, makes [Rorschach] a gripping hellion.”
Top 10 Unlikely Superheroes in Movies Sujay Kumar January 12, 2011

Mark McKinnon on why Mitch Daniels and Haley Barbour are on the right track.
Republican Endangered Species Will Be Key to 2012 Mark McKinnon February 22, 2011

Ideological purity in politics, to quote Gov. Haley Barbour of Mississippi, “is a dead-dog loser.”
Read My Lips: No New Pledges! Mark McKinnon July 27, 2011

The Daily Beast’s Mark McKinnon on why Haley Barbour could go all the way in 2012.
Barbour in 2012? Samuel P. Jacobs June 26, 2009

Historical Examples

In addition to this Haley tied his wrists together, fearing that otherwise he might be able to unfasten the knot.
Brave and Bold Horatio Alger

It is on Mr. Haley’s account that I prefer to keep it secret.
Brave and Bold Horatio Alger

Yes; I supplied the market at home for a short time, till Captain Haley smashed my boat.
Brave and Bold Horatio Alger

He resolved to be as prudent as possible, and avoid, as far as he could, any altercation with Haley.
Brave and Bold Horatio Alger

And didn’t I car Mas’r Haley five miles out of de road dis evening?
The Freedmen’s Book Lydia Maria Child

noun
Bill, full name William John Clifton Haley. 1925–81, US rock and roll singer, best known for his recording of “Rock Around the Clock” (1955)

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