rat-tail file


: a round slender tapered file

Word History

First Known Use

1744, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rat-tail file was in 1744

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“Rat-tail file.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rat-tail%20file. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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