What does the word file mean?

Usage examples for file

  1. Round their shores file shadows black of cedargroves. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. Frequently a Sawtooth man would file upon land before any other man had claimed it. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  3. File No. 25- 9- 2. The situation is as follows: The submarine issue is very much more serious than the people realize in America. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick