15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
9 Debate and Argument Words
We have the floor.
“Sophism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sophism. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.
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