Harry Bates

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aircab n. 1940 H. Bates Farewell to Master in Astounding Science-Fiction Oct. 60/1 He snatched up the little camera, grabbed an aircab and hurried back to the museum.
aircar n. 1934 H. Bates Matter of Size in Astounding Stories Apr. 52/1 In several scattered places were other roof doors like the one he had emerged from, and straight ahead stood a row of transparent objects that had to be the air-cars.
outworld adj. 1934 H. Bates Matter of Size in Astounding Stories Apr. 71/2 Among other things, the human race had perfected space ships and ventured out into the void. It set up colonies on other planets, suitable. And when the day predicted for centuries by its geologists came, and the great island that was its home began to sink under the surface of the sea, it was ready, and in thousands of space ships set forth, for some, out[-]world portions of the solar system, and the rest, to other and more stable parts of Earth.
outworlder n. 1934 H. Bates A Matter of Size in Astounding Stories Apr. 41/1 The out-worlder smiled. He sat on a chair and removed one sandal, exposing a foot such as no man on Earth had ever yet possessed. The big toe was very large, and was flanked by another only a little bit smaller. The three outer toes were vestigial. Here was the foot of the human race, thousands of years in the future.
out-worldly adj. 1934 H. Bates Matter of Size in Astounding Stories Apr. 41/2 Who was the out-worldly stranger?