"naevus maternus", 1723; antedates OED3 1726--

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Jul 2 22:00:39 UTC 2013

"And Enquire into the Story of a Naevus Maternus on a daughter of one
Brown, a Stiller, which grows, they tell me, very Troublesome to the
Marked Damsel."

Cotton Mather, letter to Thomas Prince, Tuesday, [Feb. 19,
1722-23].  Quoted in _Diary of Cotton Mather, Ungar ed., 2nd
printing, p. 686.  (The pagination may be the same as in the MHS
_Collections_, ser. 7, vol. 8.)

Antedates OED3 (June 2003), 1726--.


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