verb (used with object)
- that's right,
- that's that,
- that's the beauty of,
- that's the ticket,
- thatch palm,
- thatch, edward,
- thatcher, margaret
Origin of thatch
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
- Also called: thatchinga roofing material that consists of straw, reed, etc
- a roof made of such a material
Word Origin for thatch
Old English þeccan "to cover," related to þæc "roof, thatching material," from Proto-Germanic *thakan (cf. Old Saxon thekkian, Old Norse þekja, Old Frisian thekka, Middle Dutch decken, Old High German decchen, German decken "to cover"), from PIE *(s)tog-/*(s)teg- "cover" (see stegosaurus).
Old English þæc "roof, thatch," from the source of thatch (v.). Cf. Old Norse þak, Old Frisian thek, Middle Dutch dak "roof," Old High German dah, German Dach "roof."