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thatcher

1

[ thach-er ]

noun

  1. a person who thatches.
  2. a rake or other tool designed to remove thatch from a lawn.


Thatcher

2

[ thach-er ]

noun

  1. Margaret (Hilda), 1925–2013, British political leader: prime minister 1979–90.

Thatcher

/ ˈθætʃə /

noun

  1. ThatcherMargaret (Hilda), Baroness19252013FBritishPOLITICS: stateswomanPOLITICS: prime minister 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 History and Origins

Origin of thatcher1

1400–50; late Middle English. See thatch, -er 1

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Example Sentences

Margaret Thatcher had served under the Heath regime as Education Secretary and witnessed the miners topple the Conservative Party.

“What Thatcher did was destroy the working class even as a concept,” says Warchus.

Author Hilary Mantel is under fire for writing a story about killing Margaret Thatcher.

Next, that exact web of social safety nets was dismantled by Margaret Thatcher, along with the heavily subsidized coal industry.

The British, led by then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, won the war: the islands stayed British.

The law backs that old Judge Thatcher up and helps him to keep me out o' my property.

Thatcher has a fortune to use if he ever wants to try for something big in politics, which doesn't seem likely.

Harwood grinned at the youth's naïve references to Edward Thatcher's political ambitions.

But this was startling news—that Thatcher was measuring himself for a senatorial toga.

He has business interests with Bassett, and Thatcher dabbles in politics just enough to give him power when he wants it.

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