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Definitions for thicket
ˈθɪk ɪtthick·et

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brush, brushwood, coppice, copse, thicket(noun)

    a dense growth of bushes


  1. thicket(Noun)

    A dense, but generally small, growth of shrubs, bushes or small trees; a copse.

  2. thicket(Noun)

    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.

  3. Origin: from þiccet from þicce "thick" + nominal suffix -et

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thicket(adj)

    a wood or a collection of trees, shrubs, etc., closely set; as, a ram caught in a thicket


  1. Thicket

    Thicket is an unincorporated community in northwestern Hardin County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Beaumont–Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area. The West Hardin County Consolidated Independent School District serves area students.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thicket in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thicket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of thicket in a Sentence

  1. Aswath Damodaran:

    It is a market that is a regulatory thicket designed to protect the taxicab business.

  2. Tim Morgan:

    John Wilkes Booth Booth stayed nearby in a pine thicket, they were helped by the Confederate underground. He learned here that his act was almost universally condemned.

  3. Johann von Goethe:

    Know'st thou the land where the lemon-trees bloom, Where the gold orange glows in the deep thicket's gloom, Where a wind ever soft from the blue heaven blows, And the groves are of laurel and myrtle and rose

  4. Steve Vladeck:

    It's quite possible that Thomas's opinion is therefore less a prediction of where The Supreme Court is likely to go than an aspiration, at least for now, the rest of the conservatives don't seem eager to jump into this sensitive political thicket.

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