Antedating of "Championship"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 26 22:34:09 UTC 2004

championship (OED 1825)

1791 Samuel Pegge _Curialia_ 120 (Eighteenth Century Collections Online)
As to the Championship, it had continued, where it now rests, in the
Family of _Dymoke_ for some Centuries.

Fred Shapiro

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