Vehicles are still unusual, but homes now are made of brick and wood and have metal roofs instead of thatch.
His comic strip, thatch, appeared daily in more than 150 newspapers from 1994-1998.
The sparks from the chimney must have blown straight up to the thatch; that's how it was.
He's taken the pike with him that lay in the thatch over our bed this year and more.
Henry has often been on the thatch of the barn and never got hurt.
The thatch was soaked until the water ran through the ceilings.
She could see Allans tall figure, his clear blue eyes and his thatch of unruly blond hair.
Icicles hang from the eaves of the rick, and its thatch is covered with snow.
For ceiling long, thin wattle stems converging upwards, and outside a thatch of dried grass.
A dim light was burning in a small apartment, which had been roofed with thatch.
Old English þeccan "to cover," related to þæc "roof, thatching material," from Proto-Germanic *thakan (cf. Old Saxon thekkian, Old Norse þekja, Old Frisian thekka, Middle Dutch decken, Old High German decchen, German decken "to cover"), from PIE *(s)tog-/*(s)teg- "cover" (see stegosaurus).
Old English þæc "roof, thatch," from the source of thatch (v.). Cf. Old Norse þak, Old Frisian thek, Middle Dutch dak "roof," Old High German dah, German Dach "roof."
A bump or hole in the road
[1849+; because riders bounce up and down as if they were bowing thanks]