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flatiron

[flat-ahy-ern] /ˈflætˌaɪ ərn/
noun
1.
a nonelectric iron with a flat bottom, heated for use in pressing clothes, cloth, etc.
2.
Geology. (in the Western U.S.) a triangular hogback that resembles a flatiron resting on its base.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; flat1 + iron
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flatiron

/ˈflætˌaɪən/
noun
1.
(formerly) an iron for pressing clothes that was heated by being placed on a stove, etc
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