Entry date

  • Quotation evidence from 1961 (first cited in A. S. C. Wallace).
  • This is one of the most recent 4% of entries recorded in OED.
  • OED includes about 4400 entries first evidenced in the decade 1960—1969 (words such as aggro, downsize, laser).

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  • Gaslight

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  • 1 sense (1 main sense, 0 subentry senses).
  • 5 quotations.

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