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NOUN (4)

1. hair resembling thatched roofing material;

2. plant stalks used as roofing material;

3. an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718);
[syn: Teach, Edward Teach, Thatch, Edward Thatch, Blackbeard]

4. a house roof made with a plant material (as straw);
[syn: thatch, thatched roof]


VERB (1)

1. cover with thatch;
- Example: "thatch the roofs"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Thatch \Thatch\, n. [OE. thak, AS. [thorn][ae]c a roof; akin to [thorn]eccean to cover, D. dak a roof, dekken to cover, G. dach a roof, decken 8cover, Icel. [thorn]ak a roof, Sw. tak, Dan. tag, Lith. st[=o]gas, 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.] 1. Straw, rushes, or the like, used for making or covering the roofs of buildings, or of stacks of hay or grain. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) 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.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

thatch n 1: hair resembling thatched roofing material 2: plant stalks used as roofing material 3: an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718) [syn: Teach, Edward Teach, Thatch, Edward Thatch, Blackbeard] 4: a house roof made with a plant material (as straw) [syn: thatch, thatched roof] v 1: cover with thatch; "thatch the roofs"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "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