Antedating of "Inorganic"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 24 01:46:46 UTC 2004

inorganic (OED 1794)

1729 Daniel Turner _A discourse concerning gleets_ 81 (Eighteenth Century
Collections Online) 81  _Chance cannot make an Organic Body._  Nor an
Inorganic neither.

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