filing-machine love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A power-machine for filing metals, resembling in general plan a scroll-saw in which the vertical reciprocating saw is replaced by a file.


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  • Moreover, there seems to be some subtle influence about department work which takes hold of a man's mind, makes him a slave of form, and eventually metamorphoses him into a kind of human filing-machine.

    Red Tape in Washington 1916


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