fiche

fiche

[feesh]
noun

Origin:
by shortening

fiche, fish.
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fiche (fiːʃ)
 
n
microfiche See ultrafiche

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fiche
1949, from Fr. fiche "slip of paper, form," from O.Fr. fiche "point," from ficher "to fix, fasten," from V.L. *figicare, from L. figere "to fix, fasten" (see fix). Sense of "card, strip of film" is a shortening of microfiche (1950).
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