[Ads-l] Antedating of "Triple Jump"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 22 21:01:30 EST 2022


triple jump (OED 1964)

1883 St. Louis Globe-Democrat 9 Nov. 8/2 (Newspapers.com)  In making double and triple jumps, Hamilton clears only a short space on the first jump, and then bounds into the air and covers ground at an astonishing rate in successive jumps.

Fred Shapiro


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