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flatwork

[flat-wurk]
noun
  1. sheets, tablecloths, etc., that are ordinarily ironed mechanically, as on a mangle, rather than by hand.
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Origin of flatwork

First recorded in 1920–25; flat1 + work
Also called flat wash.
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