cold water flat

cold-water flat

[kohld-waw-ter, -wot-er]
noun Chiefly Northeastern U.S.
(formerly) an apartment provided with only cold running water, often in a building with no central heating.

Origin:
1940–45

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cold-water flat

noun
an apartment without modern conveniences 
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