- thicket (n.)
- "close-set growth of shrubs, bushes, trees, etc.," late Old English þiccet, from þicce (see thick) + denominative suffix -et. Absent in Middle English, reappearing early 16c., perhaps a dialectal survival or a re-formation.
- 1. An olive-coloured tent stood within a thicket of trees.
- 2. The novel is a thicket of literary references.
- 3. A thicket makes good cover for animals to hide in.
- 4. He hid in a thicket.
- 5. The fox hid in the thicket where the dogs could not reach it.
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