American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Thatcher, Margaret Hilda. Baroness. Born 1925. British Conservative politician who served as prime minister (1979-1990). Her administration was marked by anti-inflationary measures, a brief war in the Falkland Islands (1982), and the passage of a poll tax.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One whose occupation is to thatch houses.
- n. An occupational surname for someone who covered roofs in straw.
- n. Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who thatches.
- n. British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)
- n. someone skilled in making a roof from plant stalks or foliage
“One of Thatcher's favorite aphorisms was what she called Thatcher's Law— “The Unexpected Happens.””
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“I remember when taxi drivers never even questioned why I was carrying two blow up dolls with pictures of Maggie Thatcher stuck on their heads … Nowdays they dont even know who Maggie Thatcher is ..”
“I'm a Celebrity' winner Carol Thatcher is at the centre of a row following an alleged racist remark about a tennis player.”
“Theatre is more resilient than it was in Thatcher's day, and it must not retreat in the face of funding cuts”
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“Margaret Thatcher is lying sick in a private hospital bed in Belgravia -- but her political children have just pushed her agenda further and harder and deeper than she ever dreamed of.”
“Carol Thatcher is the latest victim to be hung out to dry by likening a tennis players hair to a doll, My sister used to have such a doll, I know what she meant.”
“There's a danger that Labour forget that Thatcher is just as distant and irrelevant a figure as Lloyd George or Churchill are to an increasing number of voters.”
“Any sane, sensible, and compassionate human being would agree that Margaret Thatcher is deserving of our respect and dignity as does any human being when they become aged and closer to death.”
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