verb (used with object)
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Origin of thatch
OTHER WORDS FROM thatchthatchless, adjectivethatchy, adjectivere·thatch, verb (used with object)
Words nearby thatch
Definition for thatch (2 of 2)
Example sentences 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.
By these standards, Eric Schneiderman is a mere fly buzzing around a thatch-roofed pompadour.Inside the Donald Trump–Eric Schneiderman TV Food Fight|Lloyd Grove|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His comic strip, Thatch, appeared daily in more than 150 newspapers from 1994-1998.
The dog of a Feringhi whom I served has had it hidden these two months in the thatch of his house near the Alumbagh.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
He coolly twitched the flame-coloured thatch away and disclosed a close crop of black hair.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
The night was windy, the March weather had dried the thatch, and the whole place was burned to the ground in a few minutes.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
I also put a straw thatch over the hut, proudly using my own straw which I had grown with blood.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
Sometimes the roof was a very thick layer of long grass, laid on rude rafters, and held down by poles to form a kind of thatch.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
British Dictionary definitions for thatch
- Also called: thatching a roofing material that consists of straw, reed, etc
- a roof made of such a material