Definitions for: Thatch

[n] a house roof made with a plant material (as straw)
[n] hair resembling thatched roofing material
[n] an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
[n] plant stalks used as roofing material
[v] cover with thatch; of roofs

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

2. (Bot.) A name in the West Indies for several kinds of
palm, the leaves of which are used for thatching.

Thatch sparrow, the house sparrow. [Prov. Eng.]

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.

Synonyms: Blackbeard, Edward Teach, Edward Thatch, Teach, thatched roof

See Also: buccaneer, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, pirate, roof, roof, roofing material, sea robber, sea rover

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