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 Flat.Flat Milk. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Flat-fish.
 
He is a regular flat-fish. A dull, stupid fellow, not up to anything. The play is upon flat (stupid), and such fish as plaice, dabs, and soles.   1
 


 Flat.Flat Milk. 

 
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