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Indian file

adverb
1.
in single file.
Origin of Indian file
1750-1760
1750-60, Americanism
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  • From time to time the friends were elbowed by students shouting popular refrains and walking in indian-file.

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Indian file

noun
1.
another term for single file
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Indian file

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