Antedating of "Millionaire"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Apr 25 22:18:43 UTC 2005

millionaire (OED3 1816)

1795 _Electioneering and Parliamentary Review_ x (Making of the Modern
Economy)  Let the Landed be preferred to the Monied Interest; the Country
Gentleman to the Upstart _Millionaire._

Fred Shapiro

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