antedating of mil. "rotate," intrans.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sat Mar 3 02:37:47 UTC 2007

Undoubtedly goes back to 1944, but OED's earliest is 1973:

  1967 in Bill Frey _Letters from 'Nam_ (N.Y.: Warner Books, 1992) 73: Only 204 days till I rotate.

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