Definition of Norfolk reed in English:
The common reed, which is cultivated in eastern England for use in thatching.
- Phragmites australis, family Gramineae
- High on the roof of the store, weaving a string of Norfolk reeds into the thatch, Billy Betsford looked down at the old man.
- Bundles of Norfolk reed are stacked on both banks of this shallow backwater.
- This tiny, very pretty little church dating from 1624, is built of red brick, with stepped gables and a roof of Norfolk Reed.
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