thickset

[ adjective thik-set; noun thik-set ]
/ adjective ˈθɪkˈsɛt; noun ˈθɪkˌsɛt /

adjective

set thickly or in close arrangement; dense: a thickset hedge.
studded, or furnished thickly; closely packed: a sky thickset with stars.
heavily or solidly built; stocky: a thickset young man.

noun

a thicket.

Origin of thickset

1325–75; Middle English thikke sette. See thick (adv.), set
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British Dictionary definitions for thickset

thickset

/ (ˌθɪkˈsɛt) /

adjective

stocky in build; sturdy
densely planted or placed

noun

a rare word for thicket
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