Meaning of flatiron

flat•i•ron

Pronunciation: (flat'ī"urn), [key]
— n.
  1. a nonelectric iron with a flat bottom, heated for use in pressing clothes, cloth, etc.
  2. (in the Western U.S.) a triangular hogback that resembles a flatiron resting on its base.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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