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thatch
American English: /θætʃ/
British English: /θatʃ/

Translation of thatch in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable (roofing)
    (paja, juncos etc utilizados como techumbre)
    Example sentences
    • The downpour continued all night, but nary a drop violated my palm thatch.
    • The straw thatch was not two feet above her face.
    • High on the roof of the store, weaving a string of Norfolk reeds into the thatch, Billy Betsford looked down at the old man.
    1.2 countable (roof)
    tejado (masculine) de paja ( or de juncos etc)
    techo (masculine) de quincha (South America)
    1.3 countablea thatch of hair
    una mata de pelo

transitive verb

  • (Constr)
    (roof)
    cubrir or techar con paja ( or juncos etc)
    Example sentences
    • The roofs were thatched, turfed or covered in wood shingles, depending on available local resources.
    • The grain was used for feeding the livestock and the straw for thatching the roof.
    • The homes at the turn of the century were all built from fieldstones and had thatched roofs.

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