Further Antedating of "Menstruate"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Feb 18 02:28:20 UTC 2005

menstruate, v. (OED3, 2., 1795)

1713 William Cockburn _The symptoms, nature, cause, and cure of a
gonorrhoea_ 93 (Eighteenth Century Collections Online)  The _Fluor Albus_
is easy to be known in Time of Menstruating.

Fred Shapiro

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