1871, a nonsense word coined by Edward Lear; used especially in runcible spoon "spoon with three short tines like a fork," which first took the name 1926.
The veritable Pobble who went to fish for his Aunt Jobiska's runcible cat with crimson whiskers.
The man who greeted me was runcible, with little strands of sickly hair twisted mopwise over his bald head.
Early system for mathematics on IBM 650. See also FORTRUNCIBLE, IT. [Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)]. (1994-10-27)