T - Tap'o'noth to Thack
Tap o Noth
A conspicuous hill near Rhynie, crowned by a large vitrified fort. A high and strong wall is the most obvious form of defence against an actual or imagined disaster. Yet walls are easily broken by a determined attacker or natural. catastrophe. Today war is the province of professionals with no place for local militias. Even the protection of civilians is now in the hands of a professional agency whose role is in the coordination of resources in the event of plane crashes, floods and the like as well as war.
1 n Thatch
2 v To cover a roof with straw, reeds, heather etc.
thack dairt n An instrument used in thatching.
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