affiche

noun

af·​fiche
a-ˈfēsh,
ə-
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

French, from afficher to affix, from a- (from Latin ad-) + ficher to drive in, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin figicare, from Latin figere to fasten, thrust in

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of affiche was in 1792

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“Affiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affiche. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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