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- v. To thatch again, especially something that has previously been thatched.
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We passed now innumerable little towns and villages clinging to red, brown, and green hillsides, with here and there a thatched cottage of other days, for, in the _agglomérations_, as the French government knows the hamlets and towns, it is now forbidden to thatch or rethatch a roof; you must renew it with tiles or slates when the original thatch wears out.
All, through forest life, had become skillful in such tasks, and it did not take them long to rethatch the roof.