Posts Tagged: OED

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Plasticke, Neo-Plastic, Plastic

The OED’s first listing for “plastic,” sense A. 1a, reads: “the art of modelling or sculpting figures, esp. in clay or wax.” Richard Haydocke furnishes the first and second instances of the word’s usage in his 1598 translation of G.P.

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Plasticke, Neo-Plastic, Plastic

The OED’s first listing for “plastic,” sense A. 1a, reads: “the art of modelling or sculpting figures, esp. in clay or wax.” Richard Haydocke furnishes the first and second instances of the word’s usage in his 1598 translation of G.P.