Full record for shapechanging adj.

Definition pertaining to the act of or ability to shapechange
OED requirements antedating 1621
Earliest cite G. Sandys 'Ovid's Met. II.'
Comment Fred Galvin submitted a 1965 cite from a guest editorial in Fantastic magazine "Monster Lovers" by Fritz Leiber
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Citations for shapechanging adj.

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1965 F. Leiber Monsters & Monster-Lovers in Fantastic Mar. 126/1 But supernatural terror is thin fare for people fearing a more material knock at the door and a death that drops from the air shrieking in steel-cased bombs rather than fluttering on the wings of a shape-changing bat.
1982 C. Yoke From Alienation to Personal Triumph in T. Staicar Feminine Eye (1982) ix. 117 Events again force her to rely on alienated individuals: Hywel, her husband and Tam, the shape-changing, alien, xenobiologist.
1989 S. Sucharitkul Moon Dance iii. x. 395 It was the song of one who wants to die, who awaits the coming of the shape-changing wolf.
1990 A. McCaffrey & J. L. Nye Death of Sleep (1992) 218 The receptionist, who Lunzie suspected was a shapechanging Weft because of the utter perfection of her human form, impassively checked Lunzie's credit code.
1991 Locus Sept. 29/2 The tale is engrossing, particular the bits about a human orphan being raised by dragons. The strong mix of wildly varying characters, particularly the heroine's shapechanging stepbrother-dragon, adds a distinct charm.