from The Century Dictionary.

  • Strewn thickly with stars.


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  • I lay looking up into the thick-starred sky, thinking of time to come.

    The King Must Die Renault, Mary, 1905-1983 1958

  • She stood in a little glade, cool, high-canopied, where the sunlight came in little spots to play over the soft carpet of the pale forest grass thick-starred with frail white flowers, and her back was to a tree that towered to heaven in its height.

    The Maid of the Whispering Hills

  • The thick-starred sky was cloudless, and there was as yet no flush of dawn; but the lake was wrapped in a ghostly white mist which crept halfway up the mountains and made them look as if they too had been lying down for the night and were casting away the vaporous tissues of their bedclothes.

    Italian Hours Henry James 1879


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