Oed Cites

Some articles on oed, oed cites:

List Of Sports Idioms - T
... OED gives the boxing reference as 1952, the non-boxing in 1982 ... a physical blow on the chin AHDI dates this usage to the "first half of 1900s" OED, however, qualifies this definition, adding "courageously", and citing its first use to 1928 ... This phrase may derive from earlier forms the boxing sense OED cites to 1922, the figurative to 1928 ...
List Of Sports Idioms - R
... OED cites this use to 1976 ... OED cites ringside seat to 1934, ringside table to 1929 ... OED cites the boxing term to 1941, the figurative to 1956 ...