Definition of Thatcher

1. Noun. British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925).

2. Noun. Someone skilled in making a roof from plant stalks or foliage.
Generic synonyms: Roofer
Derivative terms: Thatch

Definition of Thatcher

1. n. One who thatches.

Definition of Thatcher

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An occupational from=Middle English dot=) for someone who covered roofs in straw. ¹

2. Proper noun. Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister ¹

3. Noun. A person who installs thatch as a roofing material. ¹

4. Noun. A device which removes dead grass clippings from a lawn. (Technically a de-thatcher, often a lawnmower attachment.) ¹

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Definition of Thatcher

1. one that thatches [n -S] - See also: thatches

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thatcher

that is it
that is to say
that much
that one
that said
that ship has sailed
that time of the month
that was it
that which doesn't kill you makes you stronger
thatch palm
thatch tree
thatched roof
thatcher (current term)

Literary usage of Thatcher

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1901)
"John thatcher son of William thatcher late of Pyrton. 2 March. co. ... To (w») Arthur thatcher all tho money that is to bo received of ..."

2. A Whimsey Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1906)
"THE thatcher A thatcher of ... went to That- chet a-thatching; Did a thatcher of ... Where's the thatching the thatcher of ..."

3. A Whimsey Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1906)
"THE thatcher \ thatcher of ... went to That- /-\ chet a-thatching; Did a thatcher of ... Where's the thatching the thatcher of ..."

4. Tullidge's Histories, (volume II) Containing the History of All the Northern by Edward William Tullidge (1889)
"thatcher BROTHERS' BANKING COMPANY. • The original firm, under the name of thatcher Brothers & Co., started January 1st, 1883. The company consisted of ..."

5. The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided by Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne (1880)
"thatcher. "And that on the said 20th day of March, 1868, the said Robert thatcher and William S. Riley went into the said surrogate's office for the purpose ..."

6. Collections of the Maine Historical Society by Maine Historical Society (1895)
"A dissatisfaction, which grew into very serious difficulties in the course of ten or eleven years, resulted in the dismission of Mr. thatcher in August, ..."

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