thickset









thickset


adjective

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

noun

  1. a thicket.

adjective

  1. stocky in build; sturdy
  2. densely planted or placed

noun

  1. 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.

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