[Ads-l] Antedating of "Snowmobile"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 22 20:01:00 EST 2022


snowmobile (OED 1931)

1904 Boston Globe 25 Dec. 23/5 (Newspapers.com)  Two other men in Lewiston have constructed a "snow-mobile," an auto arrangement with points on the tires to bite into the ice.

Fred Shapiro

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