[Ads-l] Antedating of "Cigarette"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Dec 17 03:38:25 UTC 2014


cigarette (OED 1842)



1832 _Morning Post_ (London) 15 Oct. (19th Century British Library Newspapers)  With confidence they therefore ascended their conveyance, each with his cigar and cigarette, and proceeded on their road.



Fred Shapiro

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