Full record for robomb n.

Definition a robot bomb
OED requirements antedating 1944
Earliest cite Saturday Night (Toronto) 22 July
Comment Fred Galvin submitted a 1946 cite from a letter to Astounding by George O. Smith, referring to a March 1942 Campbell editorial mentioning robombs and rockets: we would be interested to know whether the editorial referred to actually used the word "robomb"

The OED has cites from 1944 onwards, referring to the V-1 flying bomb

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Citations for robomb n.

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1946 G.O. Smith Let. in Astounding Sci. Fiction July 174/1 You carried on about robombs and rockets, but pointed out that including a few radio parts in the business end of a shell was impossible.