[Ads-l] Further Antedating of "Jackpot"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Jan 5 03:15:23 UTC 2016

jackpot (OED 1881)

1865 _National Police Gazette_ 4 May 11 (American Periodical Series)  A, B, C, and D are playing draw poker.  It's a jack pot.

Fred Shapiro

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