Translation of thatch in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable (roofing)(paja, juncos etc utilizados como techumbre)Example sentences1.2 countable (roof)
1.3 countablea thatch of hairtejado (masculine) de paja ( or de juncos etc)techo (masculine) de quincha (South America)una mata de pelo
- 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.
- (Constr)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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