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  • n. Plural form of thatcher.

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Examples

  • He brought a team of thatchers from the Pacific coast to San Miguel, where they built 4 beautiful palapas -

    Thatch for Roofing and Palapas

  • And not so long ago, when thatchers still had apprentices, the splitting of these pegs would have been part of their work.

    Wildwood

  • Of course, he could buy them ready-made by someone else, or imported from Central Europe, as many thatchers do, but Keith enjoys the seasonal nature of his work, and its varied rhythms from month to month.

    Wildwood

  • Most of the good thatchers were getting on the old side and beginning to drop out.

    Wildwood

  • With a billhook in one hand and a leather glove much too large for her on the other, she was making spars, such as are used by thatchers, with great rapidity.

    Wildwood

  • I can remember five or six great thatchers of the old school dying then.

    Wildwood

  • Thatching projects are often contracted six to 12 months in advance, and such a large jump in straw prices has many thatchers saying they can't swallow the increased cost and still make a profit.

    Commodity boom

  • Josh Metcalfe, who recently underwent an intensive apprenticeship of about three years, said he is proud to be part of the next generation of thatchers.

    Commodity boom

  • But despite the headaches for both thatchers and homeowners, many remain adamant about continuing.

    Commodity boom

  • That guaranteed a market for thatchers and straw growers.

    Commodity boom

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  • Also known as lady balls.

    May 29, 2008