flattie

noun
flat·​tie
variants: or less commonly flatty \ ˈflatē \
plural flatties

Definition of flattie

: 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

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History and Etymology for flattie

flat entry 1 + -ie, -y

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“Flattie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flattie. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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