antedating of papiros(a) (1852)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Sun Sep 2 13:31:58 UTC 2007

OED has papirosa n. 1857

The Boston Daily Atlas, (Boston, MA) Friday, October 22, 1852; Issue 97; col E
     Paris Correspondence of the Atlas The Opera and the Drama?the Imperial
Progress?New Books?Prosecution of the Siecle?Academy of
Category: News (Gale)

"...The equipage of Lablache created a great deal of curiosity....The freighrt
paid on macarroni alone was $100....Ten minutes before the [train] departure,
the celebrated Basso made his appearance, having Papiros and Cigarette, two
favorite King-Charles dogs, triumphantly installed each in one pocket of their
master's paletot."

Stephen Goranson

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