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  • n. Plural form of flatty.
  • n. A pair of flat shoes


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  • He stood there for some time, unrecognized, unnoticed, watching the platoons of broad-chested "flatties" as they swung out and off to their midnight patrols, marking the plainly clad "elbows" as they passed quietly up and down the great stone steps.

    Never-Fail Blake

  • It’s just that, in this case, the flatties are a bit more skilled at hiding themselves that I’m used to.”

    Time Was

  • "flatties" with their ash night-sticks at their side, soldiers without bugles or banner, going out to do the goodly tasks of the Law, soldiers of whom he was once the leader, the pride, the man to whom they pointed as the Vidoc of America.

    Never-Fail Blake

  • The bait you are using is what I would recommend, sun-perch or bream are the go to bait for big flatties.

    Live bait for Flathead Catfish

  • I was not overserved the night before and was pumped to get out and slay some flatties.

    Party Boats (Freak Shows on the Sea)

  • I caught six flatties between 25 and 60 lbs in 2hours at this spot last year under the exact same conditions.

    Field & Stream

  • The speech of these women has little in common, but you see here how similar is their physical stance: both stand with their legs rather apart, flatties firmly planted, as if the ground might begin to rock beneath them.

    Women, Power and Politics; Through a Glass Darkly

  • However, for eighteenpence or two shillings, you may get a good dish of mutteel, carp, or a small fish called "flatties."

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844

  • "We don't want none of you damned flatties here," he said.

    Alias the Saint

  • Maybe when I get back I'd try workin 'at it steady if you flatties would only keep off me back.

    From Place to Place


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