flatiron


flatiron
/flat"uy'euhrn/, n.
1. a nonelectric iron with a flat bottom, heated for use in pressing clothes, cloth, etc.
2. Geol. (in the Western U.S.) a triangular hogback that resembles a flatiron resting on its base.
[1735-45; FLAT1 + IRON]

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