fiche

[feesh]

Origin of fiche

by shortening
Can be confusedfiche fish
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fiche

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Word Origin and History for fiche
n.

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).

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