[Ads-l] Antedating (?) "Batchelorette"

Peter Morris peter_morris_1 at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Thu May 12 19:48:50 EDT 2016

Etymologyonline dates Batchelorette to 1935.

Here's a cite that appears to be from 1912. The magazine Smart Set
ceased publication in 1930, so it has to be earlier than that, at least.


Here's one that might be circa 1895. Standard disclaimers about
Google dating apply. 


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

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