Antedating of "Obituary"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 24 14:19:25 UTC 2004

obituary (OED 1706)

1703 William Somner _The Antiquities of Canterbury_ 12 (Eighteenth Century
Collections Online)  The Obituary of this Church has recorded the
Benefactions of Prior _Conrad_.

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