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flatfoot

and flatty
n. a police officer, especially a foot patrol officer. (Older.) Think about how the flatfoot on the beat is affected by this cold. There’s a flatty on the corner. Go ask him for some help.
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When I ask about flatfooting or buckdancing or clogging, I get a different answer from everyone," I said.
For visitors who just can't get enough flatfooting and square dancing, here are a few more spots along the Parkway:
They have built up their expertise over many years with acknowledged flatfooting master Ira Bernstein as one of their tutors.