[Ads-l] sashimi antedating

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 4 03:26:28 UTC 2015

OED has 1880.
James D. McCabe, _A Tour Around the World by General Grant_ Philadelphia: National Publishing Co., 1879. p 737"After the shimadai we had a series called sashimi.  This was composed of four dishes, and would have been the crowning glory of the feast if we had not failed in courage.  But one of the features of the sashimi was that live fish should be brought in, sliced while alive, and served." 		 	   		  
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