Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of thatch; resembling thatch. Compare Spartina.

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  • adjective Made of thatch

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Examples

  • It was thatchy, moussed in odd directions, and suggested some kind of rock star.

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  • He rolled the thatchy carpet squares into tight rolls, pinned them, got twine around them, and tied them tight.

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  • It was thatchy, moussed in odd directions, and suggested some kind of rock star.

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  • He rolled the thatchy carpet squares into tight rolls, pinned them, got twine around them, and tied them tight.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • It was thatchy, moussed in odd directions, and suggested some kind of rock star.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • He rolled the thatchy carpet squares into tight rolls, pinned them, got twine around them, and tied them tight.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • In person, Pullman is tall and inviting, with ruddy features and thatchy gray hair, and when he gets going about the attacks on the film, it's a reminder of how enjoyable it is to observe a polite English gentleman properly outraged.

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  • But out of some reasoned inertia the Slothrops stayed east in Berkshire, perverse-close to the flooded quarries and logged-off hillsides they'd left like signed confessions across all that thatchy-brown, moldering witch-country.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • Eastern stupidity as caused by thickness of the skull, such thickness being the substitute for thatchy hair suggested by kind ill-used Nature as the hot brain's best protection: we might reason upon the average sheepishness of this peaceful West, as due to having shorn the lion of his mane, Phoebus of his glory, man of his majestic beard.

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  • Eastern stupidity as caused by thickness of the skull, such thickness being the substitute for thatchy hair suggested by kind ill-used Nature as the hot brain's best protection: we might reason upon the average sheepishness of this peaceful West, as due to having shorn the lion of his mane, Phoebus of his glory, man of his majestic beard.

    An Author's Mind : The Book of Title-pages

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  • Adjective applied to describe the flavour of milk, because the cow ate thatch: long, coarse salt~marsh native grass of the north~easter American seaboard.

    May 17, 2008

  • See also spartina.

    March 31, 2011