thatcher

[thach-er]

Origin of thatcher

1400–50; late Middle English. See thatch, -er1

Thatcher

[thach-er]
noun
  1. Margaret (Hilda),1925–2013, British political leader: prime minister 1979–90.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for thatcher

Contemporary Examples of thatcher

Historical Examples of thatcher


British Dictionary definitions for thatcher

Thatcher

noun
  1. Margaret (Hilda), Baroness (née Roberts). 1925–2013, British stateswoman; leader of the Conservative Party (1975–90); prime minister (1979–90)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for thatcher
n.

early 14c. (late 12c. as a surname); agent noun from thatch (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper