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thatcher

[thach-er]
noun
  1. a person who thatches.
  2. a rake or other tool designed to remove thatch from a lawn.
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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.
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Thatcher

noun
  1. Margaret (Hilda), Baroness (née Roberts). 1925–2013, British stateswoman; leader of the Conservative Party (1975–90); prime minister (1979–90)
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Word Origin and History for thatcher

n.

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

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