[Ads-l] "uliginose", adj. (watery), postdates c1440

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Tue Feb 7 17:40:38 EST 2017


"Our Towns that suffered most, were 1st the fishing towns Marblehead Kittery &c 2d Uliginose or Ferry Towns that lie near great River Ponds Swamps or Woodlands, Newburg Hampton-falls &c ..."

William Douglass, letter to Cadwallader Colden, 12 November 1739.

Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year 1918, Vol. 51 (The Letters and Papers of Cadwallader Colden, Vol. II, 1730--1742), 196--197.

Postdates "uliginose, adj.", sense 1, --c1440.

Joel

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