a collection of pamphlets, pictures, clippings, or other materials stored upright, as in a filing cabinet or cabinets.
a cabinet for such storage.
Who Invented The Crossword?Arthur Wynne is usually credited with inventing the crossword. His first puzzle, called a word-cross, was published in December 1913 in the New York World. But there may have been other predecessors to the crossword: in England in the 19th century and an Italian version called per passare il tempo, which means “to pass the time.” Word crosses eventually became known as crosswords, and their creators …
Origin of vertical file
First recorded in 1905–10
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