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The dog of a Feringhi whom I served has had it hidden these two months in the thatch of his house near the Alumbagh.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He coolly twitched the flame-coloured thatch away and disclosed a close crop of black hair.
The night was windy, the March weather had dried the thatch, and the whole place was burned to the ground in a few minutes.
I also put a straw thatch over the hut, proudly using my own straw which I had grown with blood.
Sometimes the roof was a very thick layer of long grass, laid on rude rafters, and held down by poles to form a kind of thatch.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
The roof is covered over with an untidy thatch of straw, thrown on anyhow, with piles of cotton scrub on the top of it.
Small wonder, with never a gun or a sword left from Cantyre to Cape Wrath, but what tenty17 folk have hidden in their thatch!
Early one Sunday morning the thatch roof caught fire and burned, though the house underneath was saved.
Ropes were flung over the thatch to keep the roof on in wind.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
Timbers were laid upon the rafters, willow poles were laid upon the timbers, and a thatch of dry grass upon these poles.

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