[Ads-l] Jack pot

Peter Morris peter_morris_1 at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Mon Nov 30 09:07:21 UTC 2015

About a year ago, Fred antedated "jack-pot" to 1873.

I believe I've found two earlier examples. 

Here is an edition of  The Modern Pocket Hoyle from  1868
It's described as one of the changes/ additions from the previous edition

And an advert for American Hoyle from 1866 .

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

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