round file

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noun (1)

: a file of circular cross section used for filing round holes compare rattail file

round file

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noun (2)

Word History

First Known Use

Noun (2)

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of round file was in 1943

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“Round file.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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