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thatch

[ thach ]
/ θætʃ /
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noun

verb (used with object)

to cover with or as if with thatch.
Horticulture. to remove thatch from (a lawn); dethatch.

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Origin of thatch

before 900; (v.) Middle English thacchen, variant (with a from thak> dial. thack) of thecchen,Old English theccan to cover, hide; cognate with Dutch dekken (see deck), German decken,Old Norse thekja; (noun) Middle English thacche, variant (with ch from the v.) of thak
thatchless, adjectivethatchy, adjectivere·thatch, verb (used with object)

Definition for thatch (2 of 2)

Thatch
[ thach ]
/ θætʃ /

noun

Edward. Teach, Edward.
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British Dictionary definitions for thatch

thatch
/ (θætʃ) /

noun

  1. Also called: thatching a roofing material that consists of straw, reed, etc
  2. a roof made of such a material
anything resembling this, such as the hair of the head
Also called: thatch palm any of various palms with leaves suitable for thatching

verb

to cover (a roof) with thatch
thatcher, nounthatchless, adjectivethatchy, adjective
Old English theccan to cover; related to thæc roof, Old Saxon thekkian to thatch, Old High German decchen, Old Norse thekja
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