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Flat

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One who is not sharp; a suite of rooms on one floor.

“Oh, Messrs… . what flats you are!”—The Times.


“He said he was going to have a flat to let on the top floor.”—Howells: Hazards of New Fortunes. vol. i. part i. p. 123.

Flat as a flounder. I knocked him down flat as a flounder. A flounder is one of the flat-fish.

Flat as a pancake. Quite flat. A pancake is a thin flat cake, fried in a pan.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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