- thick-tailed ray,
Origin of thicket
Examples from the Web for thicket
After a while, as we were arguing about the Thicket, it occurred to us that all in the house save Arch and me had gone to bed.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas|Edwin Shrake|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But to a degree, Obama—and other people who focus on Washington—are missing the forest for the thicket of policies.
It has to do with trying to negotiate through a thicket of lawsuits.
I did not catch those few roses because they were well hidden behind a thicket of thorns.
In 1803, as Goldstone wrote, “Marshall found a way through the thicket.”Did Chief Justice Roberts Take a Cue From Two Centuries Ago?|Chris Geidner|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But they always alight on dense trees, in the thicket, and when they see the hunter they hide themselves in the branches.
Why should they not dash across that field and vanish in the thicket?The Downfall|Emile Zola
Whipping out his sword, Conan bounded across the glade and plunged into the thicket.Shadows in the Moonlight|Robert E. Howard
The lady had sprung to her feet, and had broken through the nearest bushes into the thicket beyond.Star of Mercia|Blanche Devereux
Amleth went on, and a wolf crossed his path amid the thicket.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
Word Origin for thicket
late Old English þiccet, from þicce (see thick) + denominative suffix -et.