Actionable Offenses

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Jan 10 20:05:46 UTC 2008

At 12:23 PM -0500 1/10/08, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>BTW we now have an 1888 example of _pecker_, but it needs to
>be checked, which is why it's not in OED Online yet.

Farmer and Henley have this sense (so <1902), but frustratingly don't
provide any cites for it.


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