from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding in thickets; covered with thick bushes or trees.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Quail whistled to their young from the thicketed hillside behind the house. there was a gentle cooing of pigeons, and from the green depths of the big canon arose the sobbing wood note of

    Chapter XXVII

  • Rough-thicketed were the banks and steep; the stream

    Idylls of the King

  • In the thicketed highlands found on the hills above the Mismaloya beach lies the carcass from Schwartzenegger's film, The Predator.

    The mystical and magical pleasures of Puerto Vallarta

  • Inman watched her touch Monroe's arm and say something to him, and they went to the cabriolet and climbed in and wheeled off, fading down the lane between fencerows thicketed with blossoming blackberry canes.

    Cold Mountain

  • Inside it was a thicketed dirt bank that was so obviously suitable for goblin tunneling that no wolf dared go near it.

    Unicorn Point

  • A close-set, thicketed place, with plenty of bushes for cover, but not more than fifty paces clear view in any direction.

    A Morbid Taste For Bones

  • Sher Afzul had said we must go boar-hunting, and we had a good hour's sport in the thicketed gullies of the Mogala valley, where the wild pigs bred.


  • Six feet six towered this hair-thicketed ogre, with a chest like a drayhorse, and arms as thick as stovepipes.

    The Devil's Asteroid

  • The women are hid away in secret places in the long thicketed ravine.

    American Indian Stories

  • Crossing a ravine thicketed with low shrubs and plum bushes, we approached a large yellow acre of wild sunflowers.

    American Indian Stories


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.