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flathead

[flat-hed] /ˈflætˌhɛd/
noun, plural (especially collectively) flathead (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) flatheads.
1.
any of several scorpaenoid fishes of the family Platycephalidae, chiefly inhabiting waters of the Indo-Pacific region and used for food.
Origin of flathead
1825-1835
1825-35; flat1 + head

Flathead

[flat-hed] /ˈflætˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a river in SE British Columbia and NW Montana, flowing S to Flathead Lake and S and W to the Clark Fork River. 240 miles (385 km) long.

Flathead

[flat-hed] /ˈflætˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a member of a tribe of Salishan Indians of northwest Montana.
2.
a Chinook Indian.
Origin
1530-40; so called from their supposed practice of flattening their children's heads
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British Dictionary definitions for flathead

flathead

/ˈflætˌhɛd/
noun (pl) -head, -heads
1.
any Pacific scorpaenoid food fish of the family Platycephalidae, which resemble gurnards
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Slang definitions & phrases for flathead

flathead

noun
  1. A stupid person; fathead (1862+)
  2. A police officer; flatfoot (1950s+)
  3. A nontipping patron at a restaurant or club (1950s+ Restaurant)
  4. An L-head or side-valve car engine (1950s+ Hot rodders)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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