riffler

riffler

[rif-ler]
noun
a small curved file.

Origin:
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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riffler (ˈrɪflə)
 
n
a file with a curved face for filing concave surfaces
 
[C18: from French rifloir, from rifler to scratch]

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