fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 16 22:25:49 UTC 2000
On Mon, 10 Jan 2000 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
> No earlier citation (for this meaning) is on the Making of America
> database, which has:
> 1853--Henry Stephens's THE FARMER'S GUIDE... "Nose-bag" meaning a feedbag
> for horses is on page 157.
> 1859--Elliot Storke's DOMESTIC AND RURAL AFFAIRS. Uses "nosebag" on page 64
> and "nose-bag" on pages 29 and 44.
> 1861--Henry Lee Scott's MILITARY DICTIONARY. "Nose-bag" is used on two pages.
Note that the OED has _nosebag_ back to 1796.
Fred R. Shapiro Coeditor (with Jane Garry)
Associate Librarian for Public Services TRIAL AND ERROR: AN OXFORD
and Lecturer in Legal Research ANTHOLOGY OF LEGAL STORIES
Yale Law School Oxford University Press, 1998
e-mail: fred.shapiro at yale.edu ISBN 0-19-509547-2
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