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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act or art of using a material, as straw, rushes, leaves, or the like, to cover roofs, grain stacks, etc

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : a thatch of unruly red hair
  • The thatching is begun at the apex of the roof on boards and worked towards the bottom.
  • Where could one find a machine to tie or bind straws / reeds used for "thatching" roofs on heritage preserved buildings in Ireland.
  • The wood and the thatching had the grayness of age. for more
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