Antedating of "Bulldozer"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 1 03:01:31 UTC 2005

This was word of the year for 1930, according to "America in So Many

bulldozer (OED, 2., 1930)

1929 _N.Y. Times_ 14 Mar. 38 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  The
Trackson Company, logging hitches, full crawler attachments, cranes,
bulldozers and backfillers, all of Milwaukee.

Fred Shapiro

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