verb (used with object)
Words nearby thatch
Origin of thatch
OTHER WORDS FROM thatchthatch·less, adjectivethatch·y, adjectivere·thatch, verb (used with object)
Definition for thatch (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for thatch
Vehicles are still unusual, but homes now are made of brick and wood and have metal roofs instead of thatch.
His comic strip, Thatch, appeared daily in more than 150 newspapers from 1994-1998.
When you make a house only of posts and thatch, call it av'a-tšoamkuk.Seven Mohave Myths|A. L. Kroeber
Thatch is put over the cones to protect them from the rain, and there they stand till some of the impurities drain away.Diggers in the Earth|Eva March Tappan
At the end of this walk is the Hangman's Cottage, a small brick building with a roof-covering of thatch.The Heart of Wessex|Sidney Heath
The barn, though often repaired, was still of sod and thatch.Ben Blair|Will Lillibridge
I have had the knife sharpened, and it will cut through the thatch, easily enough.On the Irrawaddy|G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for thatch
- Also called: thatching a roofing material that consists of straw, reed, etc
- a roof made of such a material