Full record for weird n.

Definition that which is weird (in the sense of supernatural or fantastic)
OED requirements antedating 1947
Earliest cite in Startling Stories
Comment Typically as "the weird."

Fred Galvin submitted a 1947 cite from a letter in Startling Stories. We also have one 1948 cite from a letter in Thrilling Wonder Stories (see entry for "fantastic, n.").

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Last modified 6 July, 2008

Citations for weird n.

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1947 Startling Stories May 101/1 I've read some good verse dealing with the weird and fantastic and since I like poetry I would love to see Startling Stories with such a department.
2007 I. McDonald Brasyl 294 He picked the old mall because it is enclosed and free from the eyes of cameras, but it's big and out of the way and full of weirds and he doesn't love the idea of her hanging around among them too long.