Antedating of "Chauvinist"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Oct 23 11:45:09 UTC 2005

chauvinist (OED 1877)

1869 _Lippincott's Magazine_ Oct. 449 ff. (American Periodical Series)
The "Chauvinist" party were offended by the unexpected rearing up of a
rival military power.

Fred Shapiro

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