English version

thatched

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Construction
thatchedthatched /ΞΈΓ¦tΚƒt/ adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š TBCa thatched roof is made with dried straw, reeds, leaves etc πŸ”Š a thatched cottage (=one with a thatched roof) β€”thatch verb [intransitive, transitive]
Examples from the Corpus
thatchedβ€’ In many cases the roofs were thatched, but are now mostly tiled.β€’ Turn left when level with thatched cottage on track.β€’ Shifted ... And was again in the scrub behind the round thatched huts that blazed like torches.β€’ From Thaxted we went to a lovely old thatched pub called the Ashtree at Burton End.β€’ Nobody was hurt but the thatched roof, and a quantity of hay and peat were destroyed.β€’ a thatched roofβ€’ Memorable village scenes are created by these traditional building materials, often capped with a thatched roof.β€’ The evidence suggests that almost all the village houses in earlier days were built of dried mud with thatched roofs.
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