Origin: altered (based on the v.) < older thack < ME thac < OE thæc, a thatch, roof: for base see thatchthe
Origin: ME thecchen < OE thecc(e)an, akin to Ger decken, to cover < IE base *(s)teg-, to cover > Gr stegos, roof, L tegere, to cover
See thatch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English thacche
Origin: , alteration (influenced by thecchen, thacchen, to thatch, from Old English theccan, to cover)
Origin: of thak
Origin: , from Old English thǽc; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.
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