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Thatch sparrow
Thatch Thatch, n. [OE. thak, AS. [thorn][ae]c a roof; akin to [thorn]eccean to cover, D. dak a roof, dekken to cover, G. dach a roof, decken 8cover, Icel. [thorn]ak a roof, Sw. tak, Dan. tag, Lith. st[=o]gas, Ir. teagh a house, Gael. teach, tigh, W. ty, L. tegere to cover, toga a toga, Gr. ?, ?, a roof, ? to cover, Skr. sthag. Cf. Deck, Integument, Tile, Toga.] 1. Straw, rushes, or the like, used for making or covering the roofs of buildings, or of stacks of hay or grain. 2. (Bot.) A name in the West Indies for several kinds of palm, the leaves of which are used for thatching. Thatch sparrow, the house sparrow. [Prov. Eng.]
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--Simonds. House car (Railroad), a freight car with inclosing sides and a roof; a box car. House of correction. See Correction. House cricket (Zo["o]l.), a European cricket (Gryllus domesticus), which frequently lives in houses, between the bricks of chimneys and fireplaces. It is noted for the loud chirping or stridulation of the males. House dog, a dog kept in or about a dwelling house. House finch (Zo["o]l.), the burion. House flag, a flag denoting the commercial house to which a merchant vessel belongs. House fly (Zo["o]l.), a common fly (esp. Musca domestica), which infests houses both in Europe and America. Its larva is a maggot which lives in decaying substances or excrement, about sink drains, etc. House of God, a temple or church. House of ill fame. See Ill fame under Ill, a. House martin (Zo["o]l.), a common European swallow (Hirundo urbica). It has feathered feet, and builds its nests of mud against the walls of buildings. Called also house swallow, and window martin. House mouse (Zo["o]l.), the common mouse (Mus musculus). House physician, the resident medical adviser of a hospital or other public institution. House snake (Zo["o]l.), the milk snake. House sparrow (Zo["o]l.), the common European sparrow (Passer domesticus). It has recently been introduced into America, where it has become very abundant, esp. in cities. Called also thatch sparrow. House spider (Zo["o]l.), any spider which habitually lives in houses. Among the most common species are Theridium tepidariorum and Tegenaria domestica. House surgeon, the resident surgeon of a hospital. House wren (Zo["o]l.), the common wren of the Eastern United States (Troglodytes a["e]don). It is common about houses and in gardens, and is noted for its vivacity, and loud musical notes. See Wren. Religious house, a monastery or convent. The White House, the official residence of the President of the United States; -- hence, colloquially, the office of President.

Meaning of thatch sparrow from wikipedia

- nest in trees, thatch, or old nests of other birds; 2–4 eggs are laid. This species feeds prin****lly on seeds and grain, like other sparrows, but will readily...
- Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, DStJ, PC, FRS, HonFRSC (née Roberts; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who...
- P****er is a genus of sparrows, also known as the true sparrows. The genus includes the house sparrow and the Eurasian tree sparrow, some of the most common...
- Edward Teach or Edward Thatch (c. 1680 – 22 November 1718), better known as Blackbeard, was an English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the...
- The russet sparrow (P****er cinnamomeus), also called the cinnamon or cinnamon tree sparrow, is a p****erine bird of the sparrow family P****eridae. A chunky...
- Henslow's sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii) is a p****erine bird in the P****erellidae family. It was named by John James Audubon in honor of John Stevens...
- Retrieved 16 February 2017. Taylor, Matthew; Sparrow, Andrew; Dodd, Vikram (14 April 2013). "Thatcher funeral protesters get police go-ahead to turn...
- merger dilemma". The Times (57384). London. p. 1. Pilkington 1999, p. 153. Sparrow, Andrew (2 June 2009). "Profile: Tom Watson". The Guardian. Retrieved 2...
- Marshall D. Teach, who goes by the nickname Blackbeard, his former crew mate Thatch (an alias for the real-life Blackbeard), and his former captain Edward Newgate...
- resignation. In less than three years, Theresa May saw more resignations than Thatcher or Blair. The resignations also come amid a break down of cabinet collective...
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