flat joint


Definition of flat joint

  1. 1 slang :  a confidence game (as the shell game) carried out by an organized mob

  2. 2 slang :  a gambling game or wheel usually connected with a circus or carnival that can be manipulated at the will of the operator

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Origin and Etymology of flat joint

probably so called from the flat surface on which a shell game is played

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a brief usually trivial fact

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