- 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.
- a thicket.
- stocky in build; sturdy
- densely planted or placed
- a rare word for thicket
adj.mid-14c., thikke sette “with parts or things set close together” (of grass on a sward, etc.), from thick + set (v.). Meaning “stocky, strong and square-built” is recorded from 1724.