We did look alike, with our nearly identical short, thatched, and blond-streaked hair, our high cheekbones and strong chins.
Its progress was aided no end by this terrifying (but only in retrospect) fact: the classrooms had thatched roofs.
The grand structures are made of thatched grass and local lava stones.
These hovels made a fine bonfire, as they were built of light materials with thatched roofs.
It was a story-and-a-half-high structure, thatched with straw.
The roof was thatched, and in several places we could see the sky through it.
In a few minutes we came to an open-sided hut, with a thatched roof.
They live in huts made of split bamboo and thatched with elephant grass, called kudumbus.
The poles were then drawn over in a dome and thatched with reeds or brush.
They lived in thatched houses constructed of rammed earth and plaster, with beaten floors on which dry grass was strewn as carpet.
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]