from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dense growth of shrubs or underbrush; a copse.
- n. Something suggestive of a dense growth of plants, as in impenetrability or thickness: "the thicket of unreality which stands between us and the facts of life” ( Daniel J. Boorstin).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dense, but generally small, growth of shrubs, bushes or small trees; a copse.
- n. The collection of many small linked files created when a document is saved in HTML format by some word processors and web site creation software.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A wood or a collection of trees, shrubs, etc., closely set.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Specifically, in forestry, a stand of saplings.
- n. A number of shrubs, bushes, or trees set and growing close together; a thick coppice, grove, or the like.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a dense growth of bushes
Old English thiccet, from thicce, thick; see thick.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Middle English, from Old English þiccet from þicce "thick" + Old English nominal suffix -et (Wiktionary)