"jockey", 1632 [published 1637], antedates 1670-; also "masty"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 27 00:33:24 UTC 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 8:10 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:
> "masty"

Related to "mastiff," given that "dog" is referenced, or mere coincidence?

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