Thatcher


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thatch

 (thăch)
n.
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 n.
thatch′y adj.

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.

Thatcher

(ˈθætʃə)
n
(Biography) Margaret (Hilda), Baroness (née Roberts). 1925–2013, British stateswoman; leader of the Conservative Party (1975–90); prime minister (1979–90)

Thatch•er

(ˈθætʃ ər)

n.
Margaret (Hilda), born 1925, British prime minister 1979–90.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
Translations
dakdekker

thatcher

[ˈθætʃəʳ] Nempajador(a) m/f de tejados

thatcher

nDachdecker(in) m(f)
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Well, Judge Thatcher he took it and put it out at interest, and it fetched us a dollar a day apiece all the year round -- more than a body could tell what to do with.
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A NEW sign dedicated to the memory of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has been given a new look in Spain.
THE father of Huw Thatcher spoke of a 'fantastic feeling' as he reached the halfway stage of a cycle tour of football grounds in his son's memory.
THATCHER'S treatment of the miners was a national disgrace, Was both legally and morally out of place, Using every dirty trick in the book, Our Prime Minister was behaving no better than a common crook, Scargill lost the battle and the war, Thatcher had found a fatal flaw, Thatcher paid agitators to cause trouble, To make sure she burst the miners' bubble, Great savagery eventually put the miners down, And broke the backs of many Northern pit towns, The black legs of then still suffer today, They will be haunted until they pass away, The miners have never forgiven the Tories or Thatcher, It's as well one or two did not catch her, Northern folk will always remember Margaret Thatcher's reign, The cause of an everlasting pain.
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