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    Definition:
    Thick - (superl.) Measuring in the third dimension other than length and breadth, or in general dimension other than length; -- said of a solid body; as, a timber seven inches thick.
    Thick - (superl.) Having more depth or extent from one surface to its opposite than usual; not thin or slender; as, a thick plank; thick cloth; thick paper; thick neck.
    Thick - (superl.) Dense; not thin; inspissated; as, thick vapors. Also used figuratively; as, thick darkness.
    Thick - (superl.) Not transparent or clear; hence, turbid, muddy, or misty; as, the water of a river is apt to be thick after a rain.
    Thick - (superl.) Abundant, close, or crowded in space; closely set; following in quick succession; frequently recurring.
    Thick - (superl.) Not having due distinction of syllables, or good articulation; indistinct; as, a thick utterance.
    Thick - (superl.) Deep; profound; as, thick sleep.
    Thick - (superl.) Dull; not quick; as, thick of fearing.
    Thick - (superl.) Intimate; very friendly; familiar.
    Thick - (n.) The thickest part, or the time when anything is thickest.
    Thick - (n.) A thicket; as, gloomy thicks.
    Thick - (adv.) Frequently; fast; quick.
    Thick - (adv.) Closely; as, a plat of ground thick sown.
    Thick - (adv.) To a great depth, or to a greater depth than usual; as, land covered thick with manure.
    Thick - (v. t. & i.) To thicken.
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    Thickbill - (n.) The bullfinch.
    Thickened - (imp. & p. p.) of Thicken
    Thickening - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Thicken
    Thicken - (v. t.) To make thick (in any sense of the word).
    Thicken - (v. t.) To render dense; to inspissate; as, to thicken paint.
    Thicken - (v. t.) To make close; to fill up interstices in; as, to thicken cloth; to thicken ranks of trees or men.
    Thicken - (v. t.) To strengthen; to confirm.
    Thicken - (v. t.) To make more frequent; as, to thicken blows.
    Thicken - (v. i.) To become thick.
    Thickening - (n.) Something put into a liquid or mass to make it thicker.
    Thicket - (a.) A wood or a collection of trees, shrubs, etc., closely set; as, a ram caught in a thicket.
    Thickhead - (n.) A thick-headed or stupid person.
    Thickhead - (n.) Any one of several species of Australian singing birds of the genus Pachycephala. The males of some of the species are bright-colored. Some of the species are popularly called thrushes.
    Thick-headed - (a.) Having a thick skull; stupid.
    Thickish - (a.) Somewhat thick.
    Thick-knee - (n.) A stone curlew. See under Stone.
    Thickly - (adv.) In a thick manner; deeply; closely.
    Thickness - (n.) The quality or state of being thick (in any of the senses of the adjective).
    Thickset - (a.) Close planted; as, a thickset wood; a thickset hedge.
    Thickset - (a.) Having a short, thick body; stout.
    Thickset - (n.) A close or thick hedge.
    Thickset - (n.) A stout, twilled cotton cloth; a fustian corduroy, or velveteen.
    Thickskin - (n.) A coarse, gross person; a person void of sensibility or sinsitiveness; a dullard.
    Thick-skinned - (a.) Having a thick skin; hence, not sensitive; dull; obtuse.
    Thickskull - (n.) A dullard, or dull person; a blockhead; a numskull.
    Thick-skulled - (a.) Having a thick skull; hence, dull; heavy; stupid; slow to learn.
    Thick wind - () A defect of respiration in a horse, that is unassociated with noise in breathing or with the signs of emphysema.
    Thick-winded - (a.) Affected with thick wind.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Thick - adj. 1 of great or specified extent between opposite surfaces. 2 (of a line etc.) Broad; not fine. 3 arranged closely; crowded together; dense. 4 (usu. Foll. By with) densely covered or filled (air thick with smoke). 5 a firm in consistency; containing much solid matter. B made of thick material (a thick coat). 6 a muddy, cloudy; impenetrable by sight. B (of one's head) suffering from a hangover, headache, etc. 7 colloq. Stupid. 8 a (of a voice) indistinct. B (of an accent) very marked. 9 colloq. Intimate, very friendly. n. Thick part of anything. adv. Thickly (snow was falling thick). a bit thick colloq. Unreasonable or intolerable. In the thick of at the busiest part of. Through thick and thin under all conditions; in spite of all difficulties. thickish adj. Thickly adv. [old english]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Thicken - v. 1 make or become thick or thicker. 2 become more complicated (plot thickens). thickener n.
    Thickening - n. 1 becoming thick or thicker. 2 substance used to thicken liquid. 3 thickened part.
    Thicket - n. Tangle of shrubs or trees. [old english: related to *thick]
    Thickhead - n. Colloq. Stupid person. thickheaded adj.
    Thickness - n. 1 being thick. 2 extent of this. 3 layer of material (use three thicknesses).
    Thickset - adj. 1 heavily or solidly built. 2 set or growing close together.
    Thick-skinned - adj. Not sensitive to criticism.

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