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 That’s the Ticket.Thau’matur’gus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Thatch.
 
A straw hat. A hat being called a tile, and the word being mistaken for a roof-tile, gave rise to several synonyms, such as roof, roofing, thatch, etc.   1
 


 That’s the Ticket.Thau’matur’gus. 

 
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