flat-wash

flatwork

[flat-wurk]
noun
sheets, tablecloths, etc., that are ordinarily ironed mechanically, as on a mangle, rather than by hand.
Also called flat wash.


Origin:
1920–25; flat1 + work

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flatwork

noun
ironing that can be done mechanically 
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