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apocryphal
used in 1776

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Definition
being of questionable authenticity or truth
  • According to one possibly apocryphal account, Washington and the others had left their horses and were proceeding on foot when suddenly two mounted British officers coming at a gallop sent them "running and scampering for life."
    p. 86.7

There are no more uses of "apocryphal" in 1776.

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