[Ads-l] Antedating of "Rapist"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Sep 12 16:58:36 EDT 2018


rapist (OED 1869)


1867 _Pittsburgh Daily Post_ 9 Apr. 1/6 (Newspapers. com)  (heading) Arrest of an Alleged Rapist.


Fred Shapiro

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