af·​fiche | \ a-ˈfēsh, ə- \
plural -s

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First Known Use of affiche

1792, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for affiche

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

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“Affiche.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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