tickler file

tickler file
a file consisting of memoranda, notices, electronic signals, or the like that serves to remind the user of matters that must be attended to.
[1795-1805, Amer.]

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  • tickler — tick•ler [[t]ˈtɪk lər[/t]] n. 1) one that tickles 2) cvb tickler file • Etymology: 1670–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • tickler — [tik′lər, tik′əl ər] n. 1. a person or thing that tickles ☆ 2. a special memorandum pad, file, etc. for reminding one of matters requiring attention at certain dates in the future …   English World dictionary

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