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tharos | tharp | that | that is to say | that much | thatch | thatch palm | thatch tree | thatched roof | thatcher | thatcherism

thatch

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

thatchn. [OE. thak, AS. þæc a roof; akin to þeccean to cover, D. dak a roof, dekken to cover, G. dach a roof, decken 8cover, Icel. þak a roof, Sw. tak, Dan. tag, Lith. stōgas, Ir. teagh a house, Gael. teach, tigh, W. ty, L. tegere to cover, toga a toga, Gr. , , a roof, to cover, Skr. sthag. Cf. Deck, Integument, Tile, Toga.].
  •  Straw, rushes, or the like, used for making or covering the roofs of buildings, or of stacks of hay or grain.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A name in the West Indies for several kinds of palm, the leaves of which are used for thatching.  [1913 Webster]
Thatch sparrow, the house sparrow. [Prov. Eng.]
thatchv. t. [From Thatch, n.: cf. OE. thecchen, AS. eccean to cover.].
     To cover with, or with a roof of, straw, reeds, or some similar substance; as, to thatch a roof, a stable, or a stack of grain.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

thatch, n. & v.
--n.
1 a roof-covering of straw, reeds, palm-leaves, or similar material.
2 colloq. the hair of the head.
--v.tr. (also absol.) cover (a roof or a building) with thatch.

Derivative
thatcher n.
Etymology
n. late collateral form of thack (now dial.) f. OE th{aelig}c, after v. f. OE theccan f. Gmc, assim. to thack

THESAURUS

thatch

board, brick, clapboard, crop, face, fleece, glass, glaze, head, head of hair, lath, locks, mane, mat, mop, paper, plank, revet, shag, shake, sheathe, shingle, shock, slate, stone, tile, tresses, veneer, wall in, wall up, wallpaper, weatherboard

ROGET THESAURUS

thatch

Covering

N covering, cover, baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin, canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri, umbrella, parasol, sunshade, veil (shade), shield, roof, ceiling, thatch, tile, pantile, pentile, tiling, slates, slating, leads, barrack, plafond, planchment, tiling, shed, top, lid, covercle, door, operculum, bulkhead, bandage, plaster, lint, wrapping, dossil, finger stall, coverlet, counterpane, sheet, quilt, tarpaulin, blanket, rug, drugget, housing, antimacassar, eiderdown, numdah, pillowcase, pillowslip, linoleum, saddle cloth, blanket cloth, tidy, tilpah, apishamore, integument, tegument, skin, pellicle, fleece, fell, fur, leather, shagreen, hide, pelt, peltry, cordwain, derm, robe, buffalo robe, cuticle, scarfskin, epidermis, clothing, mask, peel, crust, bark, rind, cortex, husk, shell, coat, eggshell, glume, capsule, sheath, sheathing, pod, cod, casing, case, theca, elytron, elytrum, involucrum, wrapping, wrapper, envelope, vesicle, corn husk, corn shuck, dermatology, conchology, testaceology, inunction, incrustation, superimposition, superposition, obduction, scale, veneer, facing, overlay, plate, silver plate, gold plate, copper plate, engobe, ormolu, Sheffield plate, pavement, coating, paint, varnish, plating, barrel plating, anointing, enamel, epitaxial deposition, vapor deposition, ground, whitewash, plaster, spackel, stucco, compo, cerement, ointment, covering, superimposed, overlaid, plated, cutaneous, dermal, cortical, cuticular, tegumentary, skinny, scaly, squamous, covered, imbricated, loricated, armor plated, ironclad, under cover, cowled, cucullate, dermatoid, encuirassed, hooded, squamiferous, tectiform, vaginate.


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