thicket

  • 1 Thicket — Thick et, n. [AS. [thorn]iccet. See {Thick}, a.] A wood or a collection of trees, shrubs, etc., closely set; as, a ram caught in a thicket. Gen. xxii. 13. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 thicket — index assemblage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 thicket — late O.E. þiccet, from þicce (see THICK (Cf. thick)) + denominative suffix et …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 thicket — ► NOUN ▪ a dense group of bushes or trees. ORIGIN Old English, related to THICK(Cf. ↑thickly) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 thicket — [thik′it] n. [ME < OE thiccet < thicce,THICK] a thick growth of shrubs, underbrush, or small trees thicketed adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 thicket — [[t]θɪ̱kɪt[/t]] thickets 1) N COUNT A thicket is a small group of trees or bushes which are growing closely together. ...a bamboo thicket. 2) N COUNT: with supp, usu N of n If you refer to a thicket of ideas or events, you mean that there a lot… …

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  • 7 thicket — noun Etymology: Middle English *thikket, from Old English thiccet, from thicce thick Date: before 12th century 1. a dense growth of shrubbery or small trees ; coppice 2. something resembling a thicket in density or impenetrability ; tangle < a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 Thicket — += See also = A thicket is a very dense stand of trees or tall shrubs, often dominated by only one or a few species, to the exclusion of all others. They may be formed by species that shed large amounts of highly viable seeds that are able to… …

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  • 9 thicket — UK [ˈθɪkɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms thicket : singular thicket plural thickets an area with a lot of bushes and small trees growing very close together …

    English dictionary

  • 10 thicket —   Ōpū nāhelehele, hihia, lā au, lā au kukū, puo a.     Tangled thicket, hihipe a.   See clump.     The dense thicket of the forest, ka hihia pa a o ka nahele …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 11 thicket — noun rabbits taking refuge in the thicket Syn: copse, coppice, grove, brake, covert, clump; wood, woodlot, bush …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12 thicket — tankumynas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vieta, tankiai priaugusi medžių, krūmų, žolių. atitikmenys: angl. dense forest; thick forest; thicket; thickset vok. Dickicht, n; Walddickicht, n rus. чаща, f; чащоба, f …

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  • 13 thicket — sąžalynas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Tankiai suaugusios žolės ar krūmai. atitikmenys: angl. thicket vok. Dickicht, n; ein tiefer Busch, m; tiefe Trieb, m rus. заросль, f …

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  • 14 thicket — thicketed, thickety, adj. /thik it/, n. a thick or dense growth of shrubs, bushes, or small trees; a thick coppice. [bef. 1000; OE thiccet (not recorded in ME), equiv. to thicce THICK + et n. suffix] * * * …

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  • 15 thicket — noun a) A dense, but generally small, growth of shrubs, bushes or small trees; a copse. b) The collection of many small linked files created when a document is saved in HTML format by some word processors and web site creation software …

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  • 16 thicket — Synonyms and related words: batch, boscage, bosket, brake, bunch, canebrake, ceja, chamisal, chaparral, clump, cluster, coppice, copse, copsewood, covert, crop, frith, group, grouping, groupment, grove, hassock, knot, lot, mess, motte, shock,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 thicket — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. brush, underbrush; grove, coppice, covert. See vegetable. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bush, shrubbery, copse, brake, underbrush, chaparral; see also brush 4 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. underbrush …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 thicket — thick|et [ˈθıkıt] n [: Old English; Origin: thiccet, from thicce; THICK1] a group of bushes and small trees …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 thicket — thick|et [ θıkıt ] noun count an area with a lot of bushes and small trees growing very close together …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 thicket — thick·et || θɪkɪt n. dense growth of trees or shrubs, grove made up of bushes or trees growing closely together …

    English contemporary dictionary