Full record for catastrophe adj.

Definition = disaster
OED requirements antedating 1979
Earliest cite Baird Searles, et al., 'A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction'
Comment Irene Grumman submitted a 1979 cite from "A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction" by Baird Searles (et al).

John Locke submitted a cite from "Stf Seller's Market" by Samuel Mines in an (unpaginated) electronic verion of Writer's Digest from September 1953; we would like to verify this in a print edition.

We would like cites of any date from other authors.

Last modified 6 July, 2008