Full record for trufen n.

Definition plural form of trufan used within science fiction fandom
OED requirements antedating 1977
Earliest cite Susan Wood, 'Propellor Beanie'
Comment Imran Ghory submitted a cite from a 1978 article, "Star Trek Lives: Trekker Slang" by Patricia Byrd. Malcolm Farmer submitted a 1992 cite from Henry Jenkins' "Textual Poachers: Television fans and participatory culture". Malcolm Farmer submitted a 1977 cite from a column by Susan Wood, 'Propellor Beanie'

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Last modified 6 July, 2008