[Ads-l] antedating "cold deck"

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 21 17:04:25 UTC 2023

OED has Apr 3 1857.

1844 Vicksburg Whig 4 Nov 2/1

At length, he exclaimed, "Well, boys by G-d they have wrung in a cold deck on us."


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