flat-hat

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flat-hat

To fly an airplane dangerously close to the ground. Would you please stop flat-hatting? We're going to crash!

flat-hatting

n. flying an airplane low and recklessly. (As if flying low enough that only people wearing flat hats could escape being struck.) Some of the air force pilots were flat-hatting over the desert when one of them crashed.
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They had black stripes on their trouser legs and wore white flathats. Ali were masked.