[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.
http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=bachelorette&allowed_in_frame=0

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.

http://tinyurl.com/hq9sckj

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

http://tinyurl.com/zt5ve2w

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