flatwork

noun

flat·​work ˈflat-ˌwərk How to pronounce flatwork (audio)
: laundry that can be finished mechanically and does not require hand ironing

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flatwork was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Flatwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flatwork. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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