Further Antedating of "Suffragette"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Nov 10 12:42:24 UTC 2008

suffragette (OED 1906)

1902 _Puck_ 11 Aug. 13 (American Periodical Series)  It required three thousand policemen to check the latest attempt of the suffragettes to enter the House of Commons. -- _News Item_.

Fred Shapiro

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