Antedating of "Coed"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Aug 31 02:18:43 UTC 2014

coed (OED, 2., 1893)

1886 _Cornell Daily Sun_ 24 Feb. 3 (Online archive)  Second Cornell Student -- "I've invited a 'coed' to go to the lecture with me!" -- _N.Y. Evening Post_

Fred Shapiro
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