thatch

Part of speech: noun

Thatcher.

Part of speech: verb

To cover with a thatch.

Part of speech: noun

A covering of straw, or the like, for a roof.

Part of speech: noun

Thatching.

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Usage examples "thatch":

  1. The thatch of the sheds was all worn away, mossgrown, and bored by the sparrows. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. She accordingly went out and thrust the box up under the thatch of the roof so that it was impossible to suspect that the roof had been disturbed. - "The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction", Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds..
  3. For the drifts that had been piling up gradually to the north and west of the shack, sealing the windows and the door, had risen to the grassy eaves and overflowed them, and so weighted the thatch. - "The Plow-Woman", Eleanor Gates.