"Incarcerative" Not in Dictionaries

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Oct 18 16:55:31 UTC 2013

The word _incarcerative_ 'of or pertaining to incarceration' is not in OED nor Merriam-Webster.  It has over 18,000 Google hits.  HeinOnline has occurrences back to 1957.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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