Meaning of cold-water flat

cold'-wa•ter flat'

Pronunciation: (kōld'wô"tur, -wot"ur), [key]
— Chiefly Northeastern U.S. Chiefly Northeastern U.S.
  1. (formerly) an apartment provided with only cold running water, often in a building with no central heating.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: