The surveyor looked in the dense thicket of rhododendron that screened the garden from the road. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her ideals are hedged in a dense thicket of ego. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But her book leads into a tangled theological thicket, without suggesting a workable path forward. Christianity Today (2000)Edward entered the thicket cautiously. The Children of the New Forest (1847)With a sigh Aislinn turned and slowly entered the thicket herself, knowing he must settle the problem himself within his own mind. THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， thicket 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: thicket NOUN
A thicket is a small group of trees or bushes which are growing closely together.
...a bamboo thicket.
thicket 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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