Thack
Thack Thack, Thacker Thack"er See {Thatch}, {Thatcher}. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • thack — thack; thack·er; thack·er·ay·an; …   English syllables

  • thack — 1. noun the weatherproof outer layer of a roof, often thatch specifically This outer layer was generically known as thack, but, owing to the fact that the vast majority of buildings in early times were covered with a thacking of straw or some… …   Wiktionary

  • thack — I Cleveland Dialect List thatch n II North Country (Newcastle) Words verb and n thatch …   English dialects glossary

  • thack —  thatch ; a TRACKER, a thatcher. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • thack — also thak ˈthak dialect variant of thatch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thack|er|ay|an — «THAK uh ree uhn», adjective. of, having to do with, or characteristic of the English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811 1863) or his works: »A certain cynical humor which is almost Thackerayan in quality (Scottish Leader) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thack and rape — The thatch cover of a hayrick and the supporting rope ties. [< OldEngl. pasc = roof] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • under thack and rape — Safely secured under thatch and rope, snug generally • • • Main Entry: ↑thack …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thacker — Thack Thack, Thacker Thack er See {Thatch}, {Thatcher}. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thackeray,William Makepeace — Thack·er·ay (thăkʹə rē, thăkʹrē), William Makepeace. 1811 1863. British writer whose novels, including Vanity Fair (1847 1848), explore the ethical and social pretensions of largely amoral Victorian characters.   Thackʹer·ay·an adj. * * * …   Universalium

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