He builds his hut and floors it with their wood, and thatches it with their leaves.
I wonder if Mrs. Baldwin could have you at Thatches, Dorothy mused.
Each man set his house down as it suited him, and some thatches turned to the east and west, while others fronted north and south.
He had imagined that it had been after her bereavement that she and her father had found and made a home of Thatches.
Two or three were mere charred shells, for the torch had been set to their thatches.
It thatches the sloping rocks, frond overlapping frond like roof shingles.
The mining ants dig galleries in clay, building pillars to support the work and covering them with thatches of grass.
The roofs or thatches of Indian houses extend right down to the ground.
With the pine trees the Indians formed rafters to the cottages, and thatches with the long grass and reeds.