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orphaned i-node /or'f*nd i:'nohd/ n.
1. [techspeak] A file that retains storage but no longer appears in
the directories of a filesystem. 2. By extension, a pejorative for
any person no longer serving a useful function within some
organization, esp. lion food without subordinates.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.