What does the word thatch mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Thatcher.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To cover with a thatch.

  • Part of speech: noun

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

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Thatching.

Usage examples for thatch

  1. The thatch of the sheds was all worn away, mossgrown, and bored by the sparrows. – Hodge and His Masters by 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 by 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 by Eleanor Gates