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thicket

Syllabification: thick·et
Pronunciation: /ˈTHikit
 
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Definition of thicket in English:

noun

A dense group of bushes or trees.
Example sentences
  • They rode down a dirt path in the forest amid the thickets of bushes and trees.
  • The birds love the dense thickets and scrub and clumps of bushes like blackthorn that grow in the older sites of the park.
  • Barely 20 feet below us was a dense thicket of bushes, and there the car lay on its side, undamaged.
Synonyms
copse, coppice, grove, brake, covert, clump;
wood, woodlot, bush

Origin

Old English thiccet (see thick, -et1).

Words that rhyme with thicket

cricket, midwicket, picket, picquet, piquet, pricket, snicket, ticket, wicket

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