thatching

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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.

thatching

(ˈθætʃɪŋ)
n
1. (Building) the skill or activity of making roofs from straw or reeds
2. (Building) straw or reeds used to make a roof
Translations

thatching

[ˈθætʃɪŋ] N (= material) → paja f (para techar); (= activity) → empajado m de tejados

thatching

n ? thatch N a (= act, skill)Stroh-/Reetdachdecken nt; (= roofing)Stroh-/Reetdach nt