[Ads-l] Antedating of "Bolshevik" (Noun)

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Dec 22 14:08:27 UTC 2021

Bolshevik, n. (OED 1917)

1907 Morning Post (London) 8 Feb. 7/6 (British Newspaper Archive)  "The Bolsheviki (the extremer) and the Menshiviki;" and the Social Revolutionaries, who are also divided into two camps.

Fred Shapiro

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