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thickset

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