riffler

[rif-ler]

Origin of riffler

1790–1800; perhaps < German riffel(n) to cut grooves into (an object) + -er1; compare French rifloir a kind of file (see rifle2)
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British Dictionary definitions for riffler

riffler

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

Word Origin for riffler

C18: from French rifloir, from rifler to scratch
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