firstcomer

[furst-kuhm-er]

Origin of firstcomer

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

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

    The Five Jars

    Montague Rhodes James