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  • adjective Resembling thatch.


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thatch +‎ -like


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  • Furthermore the unborn whale possesses a complete coat of hair, which is afterwards replaced by blubber; but hair is a thatchlike coat to shed rain, as the way the hairs lie on a terrestrial mammal indicates.

    The Doctrine of Evolution Its Basis and Its Scope Henry Edward Crampton

  • What a sensation his thatchlike hat and handsome orange - tawny face would make at Esher!

    Letters from the Cape Lucie Duff Gordon 1845

  • Khiyaram Bishnoi pointed to a thatchlike material on the roofs of their houses.

    NYT > Home Page By AKASH KAPUR 2010

  • There the artist twins Mike and Doug Starn - best known for large, taped-together photo-objects - extended their piecemeal assembly technique to engineer an enormous, thatchlike bamboo scaffolding that seemed to erupt from the museum's decorous roof garden.

    NYT > Home Page By ROBERTA SMITH 2010


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