from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An occupational surname for someone who covered roofs in straw.
  • proper n. Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who thatches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose occupation is to thatch houses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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


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