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 Meanings and Examples of THICKET
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thicket
 n.  wood or collection of trees, shrubs
Classic Sentence: (80 in 6 pages)
1  Gerald had lived in Savannah long enough to acquire a viewpoint of the Coast--that all of the rest of the state was backwoods, with an Indian lurking in every thicket.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  She rounded a thicket of pomegranate trees which were shaking bare limbs in the cold wind and saw him leaning on his axe, wiping his forehead with the back of his hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  The huddled low wooden houses broke the plains scarcely more than would a hazel thicket.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
4  They apologized and discussed the afternoon's game as they passed through the thicket of women's feet.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
5  They were charming up there, huddled together in the cart and peering down at me like curious deer when they come out of the thicket to drink.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
6  Ahead of me, in a plum thicket beside the road, I saw two boys bending over a dead dog.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
7  He paused and turned his head quickly toward a thicket, and then bent his eyes suspiciously on their guide, who continued his steady pace, in undisturbed gravity.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
8  In the center of the little island, a few short and stunted pines had found root, forming a thicket, into which Hawkeye darted with the swiftness of a deer, followed by the active Duncan.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
9  When the party reached the point where the horses had entered the thicket which surrounded the blockhouse, they were evidently at fault, having lost those marks which, until that moment, had directed their pursuit.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
10  At that instant the thicket opened, and a tall and armed Huron advanced a few paces into the open space.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
11  While they yet hesitated in uncertainty, the form of the Indian was seen gliding out of the thicket.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
12  He was yet speaking, when a crashing sound was heard, and a cannon-ball entered the thicket, striking the body of a sapling, and rebounding to the earth, its force being much expended by previous resistance.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
13  Pursuing the direction given by this discovery, he entered the neighboring thicket, and struck the trail, as fresh and obvious as it had been before they reached the spring.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
14  A thicket of brush skirted its foot, and it became necessary to proceed through a crooked and narrow path.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
15  After running thus for a considerable distance, they finally upset the cart, dashing it with great force against a tree, and threw themselves into a dense thicket.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence:
1  The fox hid in the thicket where the dog could not reach it.