- in single file.
Origin of Indian file
An Americanism dating back to 1750–60
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Historical Examples of indian file
From time to time the friends were elbowed by students shouting popular refrains and walking in Indian-file.A Romance of Youth, Complete
- another term for single file
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Idioms and Phrases with indian file
see single file.
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