[Ads-l] Further Slight Antedating of "Drag" (Cross-Dressing)

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Aug 14 23:58:37 UTC 2023

drag, n. (OED, 3.g., 1870 [29 May])

1870 _Reynolds's Newspaper_ 15 May 5/6 (Newspapers.com)  I am rather sorry to hear of your going about in drag so much.

Fred Shapiro

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