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firstcomer

[furst-kuhm-er]
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noun
  1. a person who arrives first or among the first.

Origin of firstcomer

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; first + comer
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Historical Examples

  • The firstcomer was ruddy and auburn-haired and evidently a leader.

    The Five Jars

    Montague Rhodes James