Oakley



Annie (Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee) 1860–1926, U.S. sharpshooter.
Slang. .
Contemporary Examples

But that leaves us with a big question about the Oakley theory.
The Iraq War Caused Many Bad Things, But Did It Really Cause the Financial Crisis? Megan McArdle March 31, 2013

Now Oakley is probably a town no different than scores of others in most ways, with one glaring exception.
Small Town Keeps Cops Secret From…ISIS Cliff Schecter October 22, 2014

He is sponsored, among others, by Burton Snowboards, Red Bull, Oakley, and Target.
Pure Gold: Snowboarding With Shaun White Bob Simon January 27, 2010

The company recently partnered with Oakley to create a one-of-a-kind single malt Scotch flask.
The Restaurant, Flask, And Photography Worthy of The Macallan Whisky December 15, 2014

Historical Examples

Oakley shrugged his shoulders, as if to say, “I know that, but must take my chance;” but made no other reply to my remark.
Tales from Blackwood, Volume 7 Various

The garrison of Oakley Villa has passed the worst, and there is no talk of surrender.
The Stark Munro Letters J. Stark Munro

I feigned to be dead—I returned to Oakley in disguise—for revenge.
Madeline Payne, the Detective’s Daughter Lawrence L. Lynch

It’s only a day or so later I has the luck to run across Oakley Mills.
Torchy, Private Sec. Sewell Ford

It would have been hard to recognise in the Oakley of the present the man of a few years before.
The Sport of the Gods Paul Laurence Dunbar

“Glance down the line of lady typists,” I whispers to Oakley.
Torchy, Private Sec. Sewell Ford

noun
Annie, real name Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee. 1860–1926, US markswoman

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