Origin of fiche
Examples from the Web for fiche
This is termed the prisoner's "fiche," which is now put away for future reference.
His "fiche" is taken out, and copies of the photograph on it are distributed in the usual quarters.
Word Origin and History for fiche
1949, "slip of paper, form," from French fiche "card, index card, slip, form," from Old French fichier "to attach, stick into, pin on," from Vulgar Latin *figicare, from Latin figere "to fix, fasten" (see fix (v.)). Sense of "card, strip of film" is a shortening of microfiche (1950).