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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  File  \File\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Filed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Filing}.] 
  1.  To  set  in  order  to  arrange,  or  lay  away  esp.  as  papers 
  in  a  methodical  manner  for  preservation  and  reverence;  to 
  place  on  file;  to  insert  in  its  proper  place  in  an 
  arranged  body  of  papers. 
 
  I  would  have  my  several  courses  and  my  dishes  well 
  filed.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  2.  To  bring  before  a  court  or  legislative  body  by  presenting 
  proper  papers  in  a  regular  way  as  to  file  a  petition  or 
  bill.  --Burrill. 
 
  3.  (Law)  To  put  upon  the  files  or  among  the  records  of  a 
  court;  to  note  on  (a  paper)  the  fact  date  of  its  reception 
  in  court. 
 
  To  file  a  paper,  on  the  part  of  a  party,  is  to  place 
  it  in  the  official  custody  of  the  clerk.  To  file,  on 
  the  part  of  the  clerk,  is  to  indorse  upon  the  paper 
  the  date  of  its  reception,  and  retain  it  in  his 
  office,  subject  to  inspection  by  whomsoever  it  may 
  concern.  --Burrill. 




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