Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of thatch.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • (iii) People living in thatched houses losing their homes and possessions

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  • Bungalow, for instance, is from the Hindi word banglā, meaning “of Bengal,” and referring to a thatched one-story house built in the Bengali style.

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  • Gavin was born in Harvie, but left it at such an early age that he could only recall thatched houses with nets drying on the roofs, and a sandy shore in which coarse grass grew.

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  • Meanwhile, through its Household department, Flux is one of the few to cover unusual risks such as thatched homes and unoccupied properties.

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  • Rooms: Room are decorated in an eclectic blend of Balinese and Italian styles, with attractive features such as thatched roofs, handcrafted antiques and terrazzo bathrooms.

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  • Prof. Masson takes 'thatched' as referring to the texture of the nest or to the corn-stalks or rushes over it.

    Milton's Comus

  • We're out in the Chilterns as tourists looking at the thatched roof cottages and it's wonderful until you get sick and you can't even get in to a clinic to get an antibiotic for an ear infection.

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  • That night, as we navigate our way through the gently chirping jungle with our torches, to the hotel's excellent thatched restaurant, the warm air heavily scented with birds of paradise flowers — and a turn of fortunes in the weather — we feel intrepid enough without having found the Lost City.

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  • There are huts with thatched roofs, winding paths and fish from the reef being grilled over the fire.

    Panama, Ho!

  • Hundreds of bodies were being sent home from Vietnam in black zippered bags; we watched it all on the television set downstairs—fuzzy black-and-white pictures of caskets draped with flags, Nixon looking concerned on cue, children in thatched huts running from bullets and fire.

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