Examples of thicket in a Sentence
a dense thicket of rosebushes
flushed a pheasant from a thicket of willows
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A Long-eared owl peeps, wide-eyed, through a thicket.
Mistakes may be made along the way, but that’s inevitable: cutting a new course through a thicket spiky with thorns can’t help but draw blood.
But so far, China’s foray into the mistrustful thicket of Afghan-Pakistan relations appears to have been low-key and helpful.
There aren’t many tools that can hack through the political and financial red tape required, and that thicket has become even denser in today’s increasingly partisan and polarized political climate.
Their nests can appear as little more than a dead patch of grass in an otherwise green yard, or as a dense clump of grass, brush pile or thicket in or around a garden, typically in proximity to shedded rabbit hair.
Upstream, in Ponderosa Gorge, where the lush mountain river transitions to a red-walled desert canyon, impassable alder thickets guard the banks.
The sound frequencies themselves are generated by a small thicket of transducers deep in the ship.
Their waterfront houses 10 miles southwest of Fredericksburg, Va. are about 300 feet apart, divided by a thicket of woods so dense that the dwellings and the border between the properties all but disappear in the summer foliage.
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Origin and Etymology of thicket
Middle English *thikket, from Old English thiccet, from thicce thick
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of thicket for English Language Learners
: a group of bushes or small trees that grow close together
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Definition of thicket for Students
: a thick usually small patch of bushes or low trees
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