flattie

noun

flat·​tie
variants or less commonly flatty
ˈflatē
plural flatties
: something characterized by flatness: such as
a
: a small working boat peculiar to Chesapeake Bay and more southern waters of the eastern U.S. that is sloop-rigged and that has a flat bottom, straight sides, and a centerboard
c
slang : policeman

Word History

Etymology

flat entry 1 + -ie, -y

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“Flattie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flattie. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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