Antedating of "studmuffin"

Hugo hugovk at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 28 07:17:37 UTC 2013

studmuffin (OED 1986)

This example refers to a cat rather than an attractive young man, but then I suppose pet names can be used for pets as well as humans.

1979, George F. Schumm, A Teaching Companion to Lemmon's Beginning Logic

[Begin extract]
All the cats, save Joychunks and Studmuffin, used the litter box.
[End extract]


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