Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 16 19:40:26 UTC 2012

OED says "rare: 1838" (a single cite from a letter of Gladstone's).

2012 Kate McLoughlin _Authoring War_ (Cambridge: C.U.P.) 54: Like other
military sectiuncules, such as the platoon in ...-The Naked amd the Dead._


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