- 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (roofing)paja, juncos etc utilizados como techumbre quincha (feminine) (South America/América del Sur)More example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (roof) tejado (m) de paja ( or de juncos etc), techo (m) de quincha (South America/América del Sur) 1.3 countable/numerable a thatch of hair 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.
The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.
- [Building/Construcción] [roof] cubrir* or techar con paja ( or juncos etc), empajar, quinchar (South America/América del Sur)More 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.