[Ads-l] Antedating of "Coed" (Person0

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Apr 11 00:24:59 UTC 2022

coed (person) (OED 1893)

1880 Chicago Tribune 28 June 7/3 (Newspapers.com)  There was [at Cornell] quite a clsas of lady graduates, who are styled by the other students "Co-Eds," as there is a general prejudice against coeducation among the latter.

Fred Shapiro

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