thickets

All Noun
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  • In order to make their way through some thickets, they were obliged to cut down trees. Cited from Secret of the Island, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The plant often grows in large thickets, covering great areas of forest floor.
  • Certain species grow in large thickets, providing cover for small animals.
  • Morning found them in woods and thickets by the banks of a little creek of clear water. Cited from The Texan Scouts, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Henry raised Paul again, and started with him toward the thickets, where he knew the little white army lay. Cited from The Young Trailers, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The thickets provide cover for many species of small animals.
  • No wonder that the loss of men was considerable among the woods and thickets there. Cited from Byeways in Palestine, by James Finn
  • He led the way through the dismal thickets, telling his story as he went. Cited from The Daughter of Anderson Crow, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • I went into the thickets in order to find a place wherein I could travel without being seen. Cited from The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians, by E. A. Wallis Budge
  • He came walking by stumps and through thickets until he was near the camp. Cited from The Hidden Places, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • We therefore sent the boys down the plain, along the edge of the thickets, to find some better place to go through. Cited from Christopher Carson, by John S. C. Abbott
  • It is known from a few areas, where it is locally common in mountain thickets.
  • It is now especially common on road verges, where it sometimes forms thickets.
  • Some species live in impenetrable thickets; others live in more open forest.
  • The buried forest and thickets were not all changed into coal. Cited from General Science, by Bertha M. Clark
  • They passed through the thickets and came, to their great surprise, upon a trench occupied by soldiers. Cited from The Dark Forest, by Hugh Walpole
  • It forms thickets, sometimes quite large, some of which are made up of clones of one individual.
  • They withdrew deeper into the thickets, where they remained close together. Cited from The Texan Scouts, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The men went forward at a good pace, beating the thickets on each side of the road. Cited from On the Spanish Main, by John Masefield
  • "They are in the thickets at the ford, less than two miles ahead." Cited from The Forest Runners, by Joseph A. Altsheler
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Root form of thickets is thicket for the noun.