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1. Plant stalks or foliage, such as reeds or palm fronds, used for roofing.
2. Something, such as a thick growth of hair on the head, that resembles thatch.
3. Dead turf, as on a lawn.
tr.v. thatched, thatch·ing, thatch·es
To cover with or as if with thatch.
[Middle English thacche, alteration (influenced by thecchen, thacchen, to thatch, from Old English theccan, to cover) of thak, from Old English thæc; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.]
Thatch·er(thăch′ər), Baroness Margaret Hilda 1925-2013.
British politician who served as prime minister (1979-1990). Her administration was marked by anti-inflationary measures, a brief war in the Falkland Islands (1982), and the passage of a poll tax.
(Biography) Margaret (Hilda), Baroness (née Roberts). 1925–2013, British stateswoman; leader of the Conservative Party (1975–90); prime minister (1979–90)
Margaret (Hilda), born 1925, British prime minister 1979–90.
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|Noun||1.||Thatcher - British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)|
|2.||thatcher - someone skilled in making a roof from plant stalks or foliage|
roofer - a craftsman who lays or repairs roofs