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thicket

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noun thick·et \ˈthi-kət\

Simple Definition of thicket

  • : a group of bushes or small trees that grow close together

Full Definition of thicket

  1. 1 :  a dense growth of shrubbery or small trees :  coppice

  2. 2 :  something resembling a thicket in density or impenetrability :  tangle <a political thicket> <a thicket of reporters>

thick·ety play \-kə-tē\ adjective

Examples of thicket

  1. a dense thicket of rosebushes

  2. <flushed a pheasant from a thicket of willows>



Origin of thicket

Middle English *thikket, from Old English thiccet, from thicce thick


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with thicket



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