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thicket

[thik-it] /ˈθɪk ɪt/
noun
1.
a thick or dense growth of shrubs, bushes, or small trees; a thick coppice.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Old English thiccet (not recorded in ME), equivalent to thicce thick + -et noun suffix
Related forms
thicketed, thickety, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thickety

thicket

/ˈθɪkɪt/
noun
1.
a dense growth of small trees, shrubs, and similar plants
Word Origin
Old English thiccet; see thick
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Word Origin and History for thickety

thicket

n.

late Old English þiccet, from þicce (see thick) + denominative suffix -et.

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