Definition of Flatfoots

1. Noun. (plural of flatfoot) ¹



2. Noun. (slang dated pejorative) More than one policeman ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flatfoots

1. flatfoot [v] - See also: flatfoot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flatfoots

flatcap
flatcaps
flatcar
flatcars
flatchested
flate
flatfeet
flatfield
flatfish
flatfishes
flatfoot
flatfooted
flatfootedly
flatfootedness
flatfooting
flatfoots (current term)
flathe
flathead
flathead catfish
flatheads
flathon
flating
flatiron
flatirons
flative
flatland
flatlander
flatlanders
flatlands
flatleaf

Literary usage of Flatfoots

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1. Canada and the Canadians, in 1846: In 1846 by Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1846)
"We fights with real powder and ball, the flatfoots fights with bird-shot. We knows the perry-ferry of the circumference of a round shot. ..."

2. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg (1863)
"And our only town blackbird in Queen Street was singing, Word came that the flatfoots were a regiment no more A regiment no more—a regiment no more ..."

3. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1856)
"And our only town blackbird in Queen Street was singing, Word came that the flatfoots were a regiment no more A regiment no more—a regiment no more ; In the ..."

4. A History of the New York Stage from the First Performance in 1732 to 1901 by Thomas Allston Brown (1903)
"37 and 39 Bowery, was built in in 1833, by the Zoological Institute (or flatfoots), and was first used as a menagerie. In 1835 l* was remodelled into an ..."

5. Dog-watches at Sea by Stanton H. (Stanton Henry) King (1901)
"... for us flatfoots. To-morrow, I will get the breakfast, and I will clean up the fo'c'sle for a week. Every man for'ard will take his turn at it, ..."

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