thatch

  1. plant stalks used as roofing material
  2. an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
  3. a house roof made with a plant material (as straw)

thatch

A roof covered in straw.

Thatch

an intertwined layer of dead and living roots, stems and blades of grass plants. It holds water, pesticides and fertilizer like a sponge, preventing them from reaching the roots.
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Thatch

Any material that does not quickly decompose. When a lawn becomes 'clogged' with old drying grass cuttings and matted leaves, this is referred to a build up of thatch. Often it does not decompose fast enough for a healthy lawn and needs to be removed, either manually or by a thatching machine.
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Thatch

A layer of dead material that builds up at the base of the grass leaves. It will eventually discourage growth unless it is raked out or scarified.
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thatch

[n] - plant stalks used as roofing material 2. [n] - hair resembling thatched roofing material 3. [n] - a house roof made with a plant material (as straw) 4. [v] - cover with thatch
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thatch

A house roof made from plant stems (such as reeds) held in place by ropes and sticks.
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Thatch

originally the term applied to any kind of roofing but now it applies exclusively to the use of vegetation, mainly reed, straw, and rushes. Historically, there was considerable regional variation, with almost anything locally available being used, bracken, seaweed, bark, even potato shaws; h...
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Thatch

Thatch noun [ Middle English thak , Anglo-Saxon þæc a roof; akin to þeccean to cover, Dutch dak a roof, dekken to cover, German dach a roof, decken 8cover, Icelandic þak a roof, Swedish tak , Danish tag , Lith...
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Thatch

Thatch transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Thatched ; present participle & verbal noun Thatching .] [ From Thatch , noun : confer Middle English thecchen , Anglo-Saxon ...eccean to ...
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thatch

1. Straw, rushes, or the like, used for making or covering the roofs of buildings, or of stacks of hay or grain. ... 2. <botany> A name in the West Indies for several kinds of palm, the leaves of which are used for thatching. Thatch sparrow, the house sparrow. ... Origin: OE. Thak, AS. Oaec a roof; akin to oeccean to cover, D. Dak a roof, dek...
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thatch

thatched roof noun a house roof made with a plant material (as straw)
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thatch

noun hair resembling thatched roofing material
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thatch

noun plant stalks used as roofing material
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Thatch

• (n.) 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. • (n.) Straw, rushes, or the like, used for making or covering the roofs of buildings, or of stacks of hay or grain. • (n.) A name in the West Indies for several kinds of palm, the leaves of which are...
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Thatch

Thatch (thacke or thek) is covering for roofs, formed of reeds, flags, straw, heath, or other similar materials. Thatch was formerly used more generally and on more important buildings than is usual in the present day, though in some districts it was still employed to a considerable extent during the 19th century. The best kind is made of reeds, a ...
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Thatch

Thatch is British slang for pubic hair.
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Thatch

Thatch is British slang for pubic hair.
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Thatch

[disambiguation] Thatching is the craft of covering a roof with dry vegetation. Thatch may also refer to: ...
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Thatch

[comic strip] Thatch was a comic strip created by Jeff Shesol. The strip began in Brown University`s student newspaper The Brown Daily Herald. It was later picked up for syndication by Creators Syndicate in late 1994. The title character was an everyman who struggled through life and politics. He had an alter-ego, Politically Correct Person...
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Thatch

Reeds dried and bound together; used in roofing and highly flammable.
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thatch

The layer of dead stems that builds up under many lawn grasses. Thatch should be removed periodically to promote better water and nutrient penetration into the soil.
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Thatch

A layer of plant debris that accumulates between the soil and the grass blades and prevents the flow of moisture, air and nutrients to the grass roots.
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Thatch

The layer of dead stems that builds up under many lawn grasses. Thatch should be removed periodically to promote better water and nutrient penetration into the soil.
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Thatch

[horse] Thatch (1970–1983) was an American-bred, Irish-trained Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. In a racing career which lasted from spring 1972 until July 1973 he ran nine times and won seven races. As a two-year-old he won three of his four races and was rated one of the best Irish juveniles of the season. In the following year he finis...
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