Thatch Thatch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thatched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thatching}.] [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]

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  • thatched — [θætʃt] adj [: Old English; Origin: theccan to cover ] a thatched roof is made with dried ↑straw, ↑reeds, leaves etc ▪ a thatched cottage (=one with a thatched roof) >thatch v [I and T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thatched — [[t]θæ̱tʃt[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A thatched house or a house with a thatched roof has a roof made of straw or reeds …   English dictionary

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