Antedating of "Euchre"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Mar 25 11:44:04 UTC 2013

euchre (OED 1846)

1844 _Public Ledger_ (Philadelphia) 27 Nov. 2 (America's Historical Newspapers)  THIS DAY PUBLISHED AND FOR SALE -- The WHIST PLAYER'S HAND BOOK, containing ... also, the games of Boston and Euchre, as adopted by the principal clubs in Europe and America.

Fred Shapiro

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