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 for flathead
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flathead \Flat"head`\, a.
     Characterized by flatness of head, especially that produced
     by artificial means, as a certain tribe of American Indians.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flathead \Flat"head`\, n. (Ethnol.)
     A Chinook Indian. See Chinook, n., 1.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Puff \Puff\, n. [Akin to G. & Sw. puff a blow, Dan. puf, D. pof;
     of imitative origin. Cf. Buffet.]
     1. A sudden and single emission of breath from the mouth;
        hence, any sudden or short blast of wind; a slight gust; a
        whiff. " To every puff of wind a slave." --Flatman.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Anything light and filled with air. Specifically:
        (a) A puffball.
        (b) kind of light pastry.
        (c) A utensil of the toilet for dusting the skin or hair
            with powder.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     3. An exaggerated or empty expression of praise, especially
        one in a public journal.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Puff adder. (Zool.)
        (a) Any South African viper belonging to Clotho and
            allied genera. They are exceedingly venomous, and have
            the power of greatly distending their bodies when
            irritated. The common puff adder ({Vipera arietans,
            or Clotho arietans) is the largest species, becoming
            over four feet long. The plumed puff adder ({Clotho
            cornuta) has a plumelike appendage over each eye.
        (b) A North American harmless snake ({Heterodon
            platyrrhinos) which has the power of puffing up its
            body. Called also hog-nose snake, flathead,
            spreading adder, and blowing adder.
  
     Puff bird (Zool.), any bird of the genus Bucco, or family
        Bucconid[ae]. They are small birds, usually with
        dull-colored and loose plumage, and have twelve tail
        feathers. See Barbet
        (b) .
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flathead
      n 1: food fish of the Indonesian region of the Pacific;
           resembles gurnards
      2: pallid bottom-dwelling flat-headed fish with large eyes and a
         duck-like snout

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Flathead -- U.S. County in Montana
     Population (2000):    74471
     Housing Units (2000): 34773
     Land area (2000):     5098.336947 sq. miles (13204.631512 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    158.113697 sq. miles (409.512577 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    5256.450644 sq. miles (13614.144089 sq. km)
     Located within:       Montana (MT), FIPS 30
     Location:             48.267880 N, 114.321279 W
     Headwords:
      Flathead
      Flathead, MT
      Flathead County
      Flathead County, MT
  

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