Definitions starting with T

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thatch house

[Car.; DJE; cf. Haitian kay pay (lit, house + straw, thatch) idem TDKF] n. a house with a roof made of palm fronds: 1918 A large, broken down t’atch house (Parsons 29). Everybody up here most had thatch house them days (Fox Hill). <Gen.>

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Last update: 2011-06-11 19:22
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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