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thatch

any of various palms with leaves suitable for thatching

Thatch

A roof covering made of straw, reed, or similar materials fastened together to shed water and sometimes to provide thermal insulation; in tropical countries palm leaves are widely used.

thatch

The covering of a roof, or the like, usually made of straw, reed, or similar materials fastened together to shed water and sometimes to provide thermal insulation; in tropical countries palm leaves are widely used.
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The unexpected opportunity to study this unique 300-year-old thatch gave many exciting clues to the lost details of the craft," said Brendan.
In fact Cape Reed thatch recently achieved a score of 54.
The company's primary roofing material, which also gives the company its name, is cape reed - a unique kind of thatch that only grows on a small strip of land, approximately 78 x 23km, in the Southern Cape region of South Africa.
Thatch is a layer of partially decomposed and undecomposed plant tissue.
However, a limited amount of thatch ([less than or equal to] 1.
During his aviation career, Thatch tested aircraft; commanded squadrons and ships; planned combat operations in the Pacific during World War II; led Task Force Alpha (the Navy's first experimental task force devoted to antisubmarine warfare) in the early stages of the Cold War; and was Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air) and Commander in Chief, U.
Not wanting to repeat the six-hour bus ride the team took to the Twin Cities for that series, Thatch ditched his teammates and hitched a ride on a plane back.
Thatch has been summoned by the Fraternity, a group of dark-seeking powerbrokers who hope to open the gates allowing the most horrible of the wych-kin to take over the world.
The villas, which range from $200 to $465 per night, rise from the jungle on stilts capped with hand woven thatch ceilings.