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 (ōk′lē), Annie Originally Phoebe Ann Moses. 1860-1926.
American sharpshooter. She was the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
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(Biography) Annie, real name Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee. 1860–1926, US markswoman
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(ˈoʊk li)

Annie (Phoebe Anne Oakley Moses), 1860–1926, U.S. sharpshooter.
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Noun1.Oakley - United States sharpshooter who was featured in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (1860-1926)
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McMahon's two boys wear Oakleys even if the family is just going shopping.
As he fell, the frame of his Oakley sunglasses cut his cheekbone, but the lenses remained intact.
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When the Oakleys returned to New York that fall, the family lived in a rooming house, a large step down from their spacious home in South Orange.
The Oakleys' comments were posted on the White Nationalist Party website in September, 2003.
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Four-year-old Oakley Brocklehurst, who had epilepsy, was unable to be woken on Saturday morning by his dad Barrie at their Deighton home..
They say Oakley, who was a reception class pupil at Christ Church Academy, loved singing songs and taking selfies and was a big fan of TV character Fireman Sam.
NYT Syndicate The studio for what is arguably the world's most successful online course is tucked into a corner of Barb and Phil Oakley's basement, a converted TV room that smells faintly of cat urine.
Less than two weeks after Charles Oakley was banned from Madison Square Garden, the former NBA player will watch the New York Knicks in person.
Oakley has (http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/basketball/knicks/charles-oakley-attend-knicks-game-cavaliers-article-1.2980178) confirmed to multiple outlets that he will be at the game, though he hasn't indicated where he'll be sitting.
To the Editor: Concerning "Procreation and Punishment," by Rebecca Dresser (HCR, November-December 2001): Justice Wilcox, writing for the majority of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, never placed a condition on David Oakley to forbid him to ever have another child.