verb (used with object)
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Origin of thatch
OTHER WORDS FROM thatchthatchless, adjectivethatchy, adjectivere·thatch, verb (used with object)
Definition for thatch (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for thatch
They dug their hands into thatches of reedy grass on a sunny hillside on the South Island of New Zealand, turning over the earth, peering at what lived below.Allbirds is stepping up for the planet—by treading lightly on it|sheilamarikar|September 21, 2020|Fortune
Its progress was aided no end by this terrifying (but only in retrospect) fact: the classrooms had thatched roofs.India’s Most Dangerous Meal: The Poisoned-Lunch Disaster|Dilip D’Souza|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We did look alike, with our nearly identical short, thatched, and blond-streaked hair, our high cheekbones and strong chins.Geraldine Ferraro Dies: Memories of Her 1984 Campaign|Lynn Sherr|March 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The grand structures are made of thatched grass and local lava stones.
It was quite a large town, the houses being built substantially of timber, thatched with palm leaves.Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi|John S. C. Abbott
In the fore-part was a thatched shed, on either side of which sat four natives paddling.A Voyage round the World|W.H.G. Kingston
The roof was thatched, and perhaps had a gable at each end with a hole to allow the smoke of the wood fire to escape.
The men who take part in the lonely trade live in rude huts in the woods, thatched with heather and bracken.Poachers and Poaching|John Watson
An attic under the thatched roof with all one end knocked out completed the outfit.Bullets & Billets|Bruce Bairnsfather
British Dictionary definitions for thatch
- Also called: thatching a roofing material that consists of straw, reed, etc
- a roof made of such a material