[Ads-l] News to me: "coronate" as a v.tr. and not just as an adj.

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Sun May 31 00:54:55 UTC 2015


The OED takes it back to 1623 (in a dictionary) and 1657.
Joel

      From: Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
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 Sent: Saturday, May 30, 2015 6:55 PM
 Subject: [ADS-L] News to me: "coronate" as a v.tr. and not just as an adj.
   
Also in today's TIME:

"... to _coronate_ the organization's president ..."

But, I'm far behind the curve, apparently, since it's in MW Online and a
casual Googling takes it back to 1989, at least.

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