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Ha·ley

 (hā′lē), Alexander Palmer Known as "Alex." 1921-1992.
American noted for cowriting The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965) as well as for his novel Roots (1976), a fictionalized chronicle tracing his family history back to its African origins.

Haley

, William John Clifton, Jr. Known as "Bill." 1925-1981.
American singer who with his band, the Comets, recorded "Rock Around the Clock" (1954) and other influential early rock songs.

Haley

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(Biography) 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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Noun1.Haley - United States rock singer who was one of the first to popularize rock'n'roll music (1925-1981)
2.Haley - United States writer and Afro-American who wrote a fictionalized account of tracing his family roots back to Africa (1921-1992)
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Why, the fact is, Haley, Tom is an uncommon fellow; he is certainly worth that sum anywhere,--steady, honest, capable, manages my whole farm like a clock.
You mean honest, as niggers go," said Haley, helping himself to a glass of brandy.
Some folks don't believe there is pious niggers Shelby," said Haley, with a candid flourish of his hand, "but I do.
You ought to let him cover the whole balance of the debt; and you would, Haley, if you had any conscience.
I tell you, Haley, this must not be spoken of; I say no, and I mean no," said Shelby, decidedly.
Now, they say," said Haley, assuming a candid and confidential air, "that this kind o' trade is hardening to the feelings; but I never found it so.
Shelby was thoughtfully peeling an orange, Haley broke out afresh, with becoming diffidence, but as if actually driven by the force of truth to say a few words more.
Well," said Haley, after they had both silently picked their nuts for a season, "what do you say?
Meantime, Haley, if you want the matter carried on in the quiet way you speak of, you'd best not let your business in this neighborhood be known.
I had never been invited into the machine-shop--had, indeed, been denied admittance, as had all others, with one exception, a skilled metal worker, of whom no one knew anything except that his name was Haley and his habit silence.
As the memory of that tragic night slowly evolved in my ailing brain recognized in my attendant Moxon's confidential workman, Haley.
01 (ANI): United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has expressed pride over her Indian ancestry and said one did not need to give up being an Indian to be American.