[Ads-l] Beng interrogated by the Bishop (figuratively), 1689; antedates OED2 1701--

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Sun May 3 20:33:37 UTC 2015


1689 S. Sewall Diary 8 Jan. (1973) I. 191.

In the next place we were interrogated by the Bishop and his Clarks, as the Seamen said, being a Rock high above the water, and three spired Rocks by the side of him, lower and much lesser, which we saw, besides multitudes at a remoter distance.

Antedates OED2 “interrogate” v. sense 1.a fig. 1701--.

Joel


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