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riffler

[ rif-ler ]

noun

  1. a small curved file.


riffler

/ ˈrɪflə /

noun

  1. a file with a curved face for filing concave surfaces


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Word History and Origins

Origin of riffler1

1790–1800; perhaps < German riffel ( n ) to cut grooves into (an object) + -er 1; compare French rifloir a kind of file ( rifle 2 )

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Word History and Origins

Origin of riffler1

C18: from French rifloir , from rifler to scratch

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