Antedating of "Prehistoric"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Jun 28 12:50:12 UTC 2006

prehistoric (OED 1851)

1832 _Foreign Quarterly Review_ Oct. 369 (Periodicals Archive Online)  Was
it then in a pre-historic time that the Romans wandered into these lands?

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