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Laundry, such as sheets and linens, that can be ironed by a mangle rather than by hand.
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(ˈflætˌwɜːk) or


laundry that can be ironed mechanically
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laundry articles, as sheets and tablecloths, that are ordinarily ironed mechanically on a mangle.
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Noun1.flatwork - ironing that can be done mechanically
ironing - garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed; "there was a basketful of ironing to do"
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