[ US /ˈθætʃ/ ]
[ UK /θˈæt‍ʃ/ ]
  1. cover with thatch
    thatch the roofs
  1. plant stalks used as roofing material
  2. hair resembling thatched roofing material
  3. a house roof made with a plant material (as straw)
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How To Use thatch In A Sentence

  • Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first woman prime minister in 1979.
  • The only recent changes have been trees blowing down and the repair of thatched roofs. Times, Sunday Times
  • When Carol Thatcher returns to these shores from the jungle she may well be rather surprised to find her ‘good friend’ Linda McDougall quoted in most of the papers. Carol & Linda to Heal the Rift?
  • They have innumerable beautiful, barefoot children, live in low-slung, thatched, whitewashed cottages, and their climate is often cool, damp and misty.
  • The houfes of the town of Puna are built on pofts ten or twelve feet high, into which they go up by ladders, and are thatched with palmeto-leaves: the like contriv - ance I have feen among the Malayans in the Eaft Indies. A new collection of voyages, discoveries and travels : containing whatever is worthy of notice, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America
  • From the seed feeders on the deck come the euphonious calls of chickadees, the bell-like trill of the dark-eyed juncos, the down-slurred whistle of the titmice, the “ank-ank” of the nuthatches, the “zree” of the house finches, and the coo of doves; from the nectar feeders and flowers, the whirr of hummingbird wings. Birdology
  • This kind of apsidal (or elsewhere even oval structures) houses ideal for thatched roofs were especially quite common during the Geometric Period (e.g. in the oldest Greek colonies at Old-Smyrna, Miletos, Ephesos; in many sanctuaries or houses on the Greek mainland, such as at Eretria, Perachora, etc). Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Tepe Duzen Report 2
  • He had brown eyes and a thatch of thick, shaggy brown hair.
  • You stay in simple but comfortable thatched wooden houses, built on stilts. Times, Sunday Times
  • Chickadees, crossbills, goldfinches, nuthatches, siskins, and woodpeckers pick the winged seeds out of pine and spruce cones.
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