sheets, tablecloths, etc., that are ordinarily ironed mechanically, as on a mangle, rather than by hand.
[flat-wurm] /ˈflætˌwɜrm/ noun 1. any of the phylum Platyhelminthes, having bilateral symmetry and a soft, solid, usually flattened body, including the planarians, tapeworms, and trematodes; platyhelminth. /ˈflætˌwɜːm/ noun 1. any parasitic or free-living invertebrate of the phylum Platyhelminthes, including planarians, flukes, and tapeworms, having a flattened body with no circulatory system and only one opening […]
adjective 1. (of a carpet) woven without pile
[floh-bair; French floh-ber] /floʊˈbɛər; French floʊˈbɛr/ noun 1. Gustave [gys-tav] /güsˈtav/ (Show IPA), 1821–80, French novelist. /ˈfləʊbɛə; French flobɛr/ noun 1. Gustave (ɡystav). 1821–80, French novelist and short-story writer, regarded as a leader of the 19th-century naturalist school. His most famous novel, Madame Bovary (1857), for which he was prosecuted (and acquitted) on charges of […]
/flɔːntʃ/ noun 1. a cement or mortar slope around a chimney top, manhole, etc, to throw off water Also called flaunching