Thatcher

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n thatcher someone skilled in making a roof from plant stalks or foliage
    • n Thatcher British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1884, Dr. Hervey D. Thatcher invented the milk bottle.
    • n Thatcher One who thatches.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Thatcher One whose occupation is to thatch houses.
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Quotations

  • Tony Blair
    Tony Blair
    “I believe Mrs. Thatcher's emphasis on enterprise was right.”

Usage

In literature:

When the child was born, neither the thatcher nor his daughter attempted to father it.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
Their names were Mrs. Noble, Mrs. Marble, Mrs. Thatcher and Miss Gardner.
"The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier" by Charles E. Flandrau
What do you think of Thatcher running for the Legislature?
"In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Tom Thatcher is a brave, ambitious, unselfish boy.
"The Young Lieutenant" by Oliver Optic
The village was a mile, and her nearest female neighbor, the Widow Thatcher, a half-mile away.
"Ladies-In-Waiting" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
GRIFFITHES WHEELER THATCHER, M.A., B.D.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
THATCHER, G. W. Article "Mahommedan Religion," ibid.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
Thatcher's Tales of the American Revolution.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
Tilden, Mrs. S. F. Lester, Mrs. Peter Thatcher, Mrs. C. A.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
Tom Thatcher is a brave, ambitious, unselfish boy.
"Adrift on the Pacific" by Edward S. Ellis
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In poetry:

And that fierce Day-star's blazing ball their sight
Sears with excess of light;
Or through dun sand-clouds the blue scimitar's edge
Slopes down like fire from heaven,
Mowing them as the thatcher mows the sedge.
"A Crusader's Tomb" by Francis Turner Palgrave

In news:

Tag Elliott of Thatcher tied for second in bull riding with a score of 86.5.
In an effort to reduce youth access to alcohol, the Summit County Sheriff's office is implementing the Shoulder Tap program, which has under aged youth, asking adults to buy liquor for them KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.
Instead, John Major kept the drive alive for the Conservative party, succeeding Margaret Thatcher.
Park City's successful Sunday Silly Market has caught the attention of cities across the country, keeping the co-founder of the market busy year round KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
In 1987, Margaret Thatcher became the first British prime minister.
Against Nixyaawii, Bri Thatcher led the Spartans with 20 points, and Chelsie Gulick added 14.
US Senator Orrin Hatch is looking to be re-elected to the Senate for a 7th term, but is facing some stiff challenges from an organization outside the state KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
The Iron Lady is also known as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Meryl Streep is primed to play Thatcher in 'Iron Lady'.
Meryl Streep said she has always enjoyed playing difficult women as she presented her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher on Tuesday in Berlin, where she was being honored for her achievements over more than three decades.
Meryl Streep transforms into Margaret Thatcher, who talks with her late husband, Dennis Thatcher, played by Jim Broadbent, in "The Iron Lady.".
Meryl Streep 's Margaret Thatcher overwhelms the film "The Iron Lady," which lacks some perspective.
Bryan Thatcher, president of the tech company Fusebox, as well as an artist, has been posting and tweeting images of flooding in Montauk today.
Get the latest news, stats, videos, and more about San Diego Padres relief pitcher Joe Thatcher on ESPN.com.
Enberg shines as guest speaker at Thatcher 's dinner.
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In science:

In Miller, R.E., Thatcher, J.W., eds.: Complexity of Computer Computations.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
Then we use a theorem due Thatcher and Wright to (effectively) construct a tree automaton A that accepts a tree T if and only if T satisfies j∗ .
Finding topological subgraphs is fixed-parameter tractable
Thatcher, editors, Complexity of Computer Computations, pp. 85103.
Parameterizations of Test Cover with Bounded Test Sizes
When restricted to strings and binary trees, this corresponds to well-known results by B¨uchi [B¨uc60] saying that MSO equals regular languages over strings, and by Thatcher, Wright [TW68], and Doner [Don70], saying that MSO equals regular (binary) tree languages.
Logics for Unranked Trees: An Overview
Thatcher, editors, Complexity of Computer Computations, Plenum Press, New York, 1972.
The complexity of Free-Flood-It on 2xn boards
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