A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ANTED

Wed, 2 Mar '22
Put in the pot
Tue, 21 Dec '21
Put into the pot
Sat, 27 Nov '21
Put up
Thu, 18 Nov '21
Paid (up)
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Bought in
Tue, 9 Mar '21
Ponied up, in poker