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  • n. Plural form of thickset.

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Examples

  • There were cries from the thicksets in court and from the macdublins on the bohernabreen of: Mind the bank from Banagher, Mick, sir!

    Finnegans Wake

  • Darrell would have been mirthful; had Waife been placed amongst the circumstances that concentrate talent, and hedge round life with trained thicksets and belting laurels, Waife would have been grave.

    What Will He Do with It? — Volume 11

  • Had Darrell been placed amidst the circumstances that make happy the homes of earnest men, Darrell would have been mirthful; had Waife been placed amongst the circumstances that concentrate talent, and hedge round life with trained thicksets and belting laurels, Waife would have been grave.

    What Will He Do with It? — Complete

  • I had observed that our landlord wore, on that memorable morning, a pair of bran new velveteens instead of his ancient thicksets.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

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