Full record for videophone v.

Definition to call or speak to someone via videophone
OED requirements antedating 1951
Earliest cite C. L. Moore 'No Woman Born'
Comment The OED's citation is from a 1955 reprint of C. L. Moore's "No Woman Born". Mike Christie checked the story's original publication in the December 1944 Astounding, and found that the term was not used there. Jeff Prucher checked other pre-1955 reprints: it was not used in A Treasury of Science Fiction, ed. Groff Conklin (1948), but does appear in Great Stories of Science Fiction, ed. Murray Leinster, (1951)
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1951 C.L. Moore No Woman Born in ‘M. Leinster’ Great Stories Sci. Fiction 186 Maltzer videophoned him on the morning set for her return.