Sushi (1873, 1891)

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Mon Nov 10 15:47:16 UTC 2003

   I was asked about "sushi."  OED and Merriam-Webster have 1893.
   A nice citation is on Making of America-Michigan, and then another one on
Making of America-Cornell

Author: Hepburn, J. C. (James Curtis), 1815-1911.
Title: Japanese-English and English-Japanese dictionary.
Publication date: 1873.
Collection: Making of America Books
<A HREF=";cc=moa;g=moagrp;xc=1;xg=1;sid=fb2f21525d3891c64f08a6636605722f;q1=sushi;rgn=full%20text;idno=AFF7013.0001.001;view=image;seq=00000142">Page 134</A>  - 1 term matching "sushi"
<A HREF=";cc=moa;g=moagrp;xc=1;xg=1;sid=fb2f21525d3891c64f08a6636605722f;q1=sushi;rgn=full%20text;idno=AFF7013.0001.001;view=image;seq=00000270">Page 262</A>  - 1 term matching "sushi"
SUSHI, _n_.  A kind of food made of rice and fish seasoned with vinegar.

<A HREF="">Japonica - Third Paper - Japanese People (Continued)</A>, by <A HREF="">Sir Edwin Arnold</A>:
pp. 165-177
<A HREF="">p. 176</A> 1 match of 'sushi' in:
Title:  Scribner's magazine. / Volume 9, Issue 2
Publisher:  Charles Scribner's Sons
Publication Date:   February, 1891
   I forgot to mention that with the first tea-service ornamental colored
cakes are offered, _sobo_, _shiruko_, and later on _sushi_.

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