Full record for earthborn n.

Definition People born on the Earth
OED requirements antedating 1940
Earliest cite Malcolm Jameson, "Quicksands of Youthwardness"
Comment Malcolm Farmer submitted a 1974 cite from John Varley's "Picnic on Nearside".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1954 cite from "Needle and Thread" by Richard P. Ennis.
Fred Galvin submitted a 1940 cite from "Quicksands of Youthwardness" by Malcolm Jameson
Malcolm Farmer submitted a cite from a 1984 reprint of George Zebrowski's "The Omega Point Trilogy"
Fred Galvin submitted a 1959 cite from a magazine, "GALAC-TICKS"

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Citations for earthborn n.

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1940 M. Jameson Quicksands of Youthwardness in Astonishing Stories Oct. 20/2 Welcome to Athanata [‥] the Planet of the Immortals. Gladly we receive the noble Earthborn, for like you, our pioneers fell from out the sky.
1941 Cosmic Stories July Venusian natives were warned off the streets; henceforth none but the Earthborn could show their faces by daylight.
1954 R.P. Ennis By Needle and Thread in Nebula Sci. Fiction Oct. 76 The old man is breaking down under Star Flight. He's the oldest Earth-born on board the ship.
1959 Galac-Ticks Sept. 3/1 These are the folks who arrived via space craft or teleportal (for definition of teleportal, see Galac-Ticks, Issue 11).—They usually cannot be distinguished from the Earth-born except through astute psychic detective work.
1974 J. Varley Picnic on Nearside in Mag. Fantasy & Sci. Fiction Aug. 101/2 They say that's what drove people to the Farside: the constant reminder of what they had lost, always there in the sky. It must have been hard, especially to the Earthborn. Whatever the reason, no-one had lived on the Nearside for almoost a century. All the original settlements had dwindled as people had moved to the comforting empty sky of Farside.
1984 G. Zebrowski Ashes and Stars in Omega Point Trilogy 12 If he could hurt even ten Earthborn, the news would humiliate millions; the dead deserved that much.
1988 R. Silverberg We are for Dark in Coll. Stories (1993)II. 357 We have some Earthborn here, still.
1991 O. S. Card Xenocide ii. 22 It's getting into the Earthborn crops that humans need in order to survive on Lusitania.