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flattie

NZ informal a flounder or other flatfish
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And as the flattie spider spins, it pivots toward its victim to get closer and to infuse more torque into its motion.
You couldn't imagine Del Boy Trotter without his smart flattie but the kids who wear them back to front don't seem to have quite grasped flat cap technology.
Wayne Prior's 920gm flattie took the pounds 145 second prize and Paul Bevan pocketed pounds 75 after his835gmflounderwasthe day's third best.
31kgs, including the heaviest flattie - a flounder of 840gms - and Florence Berry topped the ladies' section with 610gms.
He baited with ragworm and squid on 10lb class tackle but the top of his light rod fractured in the fight to land the 6lb fat flattie.
On the other hand, live finger mullet or mud minnows are both impossible for a flattie to turn down.
42-3 - Gary Ballance helps to see off Johnson's first spell, only to then go - a third caught-behind - to new bowler Mitch Marsh's first ball after drinks, one that bounces significantly on him and therefore contradicts this pitch's reputation as an all-time flattie.
The winner of the Cono-Flex Flattie Fanatic Rod was George Patterson with a flounder of 680 gms.
His flounder, at 8oz, was the biggest flattie of the match.
Alan Booth's was the heaviest at 360gm, runner-up Tony Hart caught one weighing 300gm and Paul Yates' 100gm flattie took third prize.
The fat flattie fell for a lugworm bait cast on a rising tide on a two-hook trace from Prestwick sea wall with a flat weight to drag along the sea bed.