American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Presley, Elvis Aaron or Aron Known as "the King.” 1935-1977. American singer and actor whose numerous hit records, such as "Heartbreak Hotel,” "Hound Dog,” and "Don't Be Cruel,” and charismatic manner greatly influenced American popular culture.
- n. A surname.
- n. United States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977)
- Variant of Priestley, from Old English prēost ("priest") + lēah ("wood, clearing"). (Wiktionary)
“Norris's novel The Octopus, the mystical, sensitive character Presley is believed to be modeled on Edwin Markham.”
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“Singer and actress born in Nashville, Tennessee, Presley is the daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley.”
“When I saw the name Presley, I thought it would be squished fairies.”
“Presley is no wheelchair hero, no inspiring figure preaching patience and gratitude.”
“Seven Wheelchairs: A Life beyond Polio, a memoir by Gary Presley, is set for publication by the University of Iowa Press Oct. 1, 2008.”
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