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a city in SW West Virginia.
Contemporary Examples

The nearest movie theater and bowling alley are 45 minutes away, in Beckley.
‘Oxyana’ Documentary at Tribeca Exposes the OxyContin Epidemic Marlow Stern April 22, 2013

The name, chosen by Beckley, intentionally leaves out any reference to green, weed, or pot.
The Race to Become Washington State’s First (Legal) Weed Salesman Abby Haglage July 6, 2014

Historical Examples

Some officer told you that he thought this man had a room on Beckley?
Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

He’s got Node Beckley into hit; they has things all trimmed with feathers.
Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field

He never recovered his dignity in Beckley Court: he was fatally mercurial.
Evan Harrington, Complete George Meredith

In a moment or two he was seen going toward Beckley’s house.
Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field

Beckley brings me the pamphlet written by Hamilton, before the war, in answer to ‘Common Sense.’
Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson

The eye-glasses of the Beckley group were dropped with one accord.
Evan Harrington, Complete George Meredith

Alfred’s father dispensed with Beckley’s services that he might disrupt the intimacy between the two.
Watch Yourself Go By Al. G. Field

Fallen from that attained eminence, she sighed anew for Beckley Court.
Evan Harrington, Complete George Meredith


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