Definitions

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  • n. A person who installs thatch as a roofing material.
  • n. A device which removes dead grass clippings from a lawn. (Technically a de-thatcher, often a lawnmower attachment.)

Etymologies

thatch +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • People changed their favoured password from time to time, sure, but what was suspicious was that there were several earlier files which had been encrypted with 'thatcher'.

    Quite Ugly One Morning

  • It was at that point that he came across a file which would not respond to 'thatcher', and saw that the file had not been updated for some months, meaning Hijack could offer no assistance.

    Quite Ugly One Morning

  • 137 Fortunately, the word 'thatcher' appeared, sandwiched between a bunch of cursor strokes and function key numbers.

    Quite Ugly One Morning

  • Labels: black and white ball, black and white minstrel show, carol thatcher, tories

    Carol Thatcher organises cabaret for Tory Black and White Ball

  • Is that an admission that there will be no Falklands to save the thatcher-markII Coalition?

    Food security: Bread and freedom | Editorial

  • One cottage was being re-thatched and the thatcher talked with us about what he was doing.

    Bunratty Castle, Ireland « Colleen Anderson

  • Then he breaks the news that they will also need to rent specifically tailored machinery on a weekly basis to perform the necessary upkeep, like the greens mower, the heavy-duty roller, the aerating machine, and the lawn thatcher.

    Where Green's the Color of the Day

  • The victim is identified as Jemima Hastings, a flighty young woman who, months before, had mysteriously disappeared from the sylvan cottage she shared with her boyfriend, a roof thatcher named Gordon Jossie, in southern England.

    Book review of Elizabeth George's 'This Body of Death'

  • February 16, 2010 6:26 AM pleaseeee... someone tell me that meryl streep is going to play the role of margaret thatcher...

    Filmstalker: Thatcher biographical film

  • "For one thing, we'll need the help of the thatcher"I certainly can't thatch the roof, and I rather doubt that was one of your lessons under your tutor!

    Tran Siberian

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