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circular file

noun, Facetious.
a wastebasket.
Origin of circular file
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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circular file

noun phrase

A wastebasket (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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