antedating (?) cagey (1892)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Sat Sep 15 16:43:06 UTC 2007

The Galveston Daily News, (Houston, TX) Sunday, August 21, 1892; pg. 11; Issue
150; col A (19th C US Newspapers)     Mike Donovan Writes. Thinks Sullivan Has
Reduced Flesh Too Rapidly. Mike Donovan. Category: News. This predicts Dixon
will beat Skelley in the ring (=cage?), partly because the former has more
professional experience.
Col. B "That man is big boned. muscular, sinowy, nervy, "cagey;" his eye, his
head and his hands work together all the time."


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