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thicket

thicket Sentence Examples

  • To her right was a blackberry thicket laden with berries – mostly red, but some dark.

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  • "Mulga" scrub is a somewhat similar thicket, covering large areas.

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  • Picker i n in 18 8 and 1 o respectively,amid the thicket Pickering.

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  • Two curious epithets in this connexion deserve notice: Xvy03Eo a ("bound with withies"), derived from the legend that the image of Artemis Orthia was found in a thicket of withies, which twined round it and kept it upright (Xi yos is the agnus castus, and points to Artemis in her relation to women); and Cura-yxop. vr 7 ("the suspended"), probably a reference to the custom of hanging the mask or image of a vegetation-divinity on a tree to obtain fertility (Farnell, Cults of the Greek States, ii.

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  • K6Xacbos), a small plantation or thicket of planted or self-sown trees, which are cut periodically for use or sale, before the trees grow into large timber.

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  • When this pruning is just brought to a balance with the vigour of the roots, the consequence is that fruit buds are formed all over the tree, instead of a thicket of sterile and useless wood.

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  • About 4 feet high, composed of a thicket of slender branches clothed with tiny, dark-green leaves, which form a good setting for the white Potentilla-like flowers which open during summer.

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  • The chamiso and the manzanita, with a variety of shrubby oaks and thorny plants, often grow together in a dense and sometimes quite impenetrable undergrowth, forming what is known as " chaparral "; if the chamiso occurs alone the thicket is a " chamisal."

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  • When plants of S. flexuosa which have been growing long in one spot are removed, quite a little thicket of young plants will spring from the roots left in the ground.

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  • This Rose is seen best planted in a large group, and, given a few rough roots or posts to climb over, it soon makes a large impenetrable thicket.

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  • disappear into the thicket to relax.

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  • The antelopes include the beisa oryx, fairly common and widely distributed; the greater and lesser kudu (the greater kudu is not found on the Ogaden plateau); the Somali hartebeest (Bubalis Swaynei), found only in the Haud and Ogo districts; waterbuck, rare except along the Webi Shebeli and the Nogal; the dol or Somali bushbuck; the dibatag or Clarke's gazelle; the giraffe-like gerenuk or Waller's gazelle, very common; the aoul or Soemmering's gazelle, widely distributed; the dero (Gazella Speki); and the small dikdik or sakaro antelope, found in almost every thicket.

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  • To her right was a blackberry thicket laden with berries – mostly red, but some dark.

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  • makes a good bonsai also used for hedging produces a dense thicket, good for attracting wildlife.

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  • In the dim light he forced his horse through a tangled thicket overhanging a steep and rocky declivity.

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  • dense thicket, through which a pronounced ditch runs to the stream.

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  • On the southern bank of the Brook, there is a fairly dense thicket, through which a pronounced ditch runs to the stream.

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  • Twenty two fasten the thicket wherein shelters the white hind, beneath the wild apple tree of immortality, through wisdom.

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  • impenetrable thicket with no views of the River Cherwell or the cricket pitch beyond.

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  • Again, put down the book and consider something appropriately manly, such as shooting wild boar in a thicket.

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  • palmetto thicket he saw a car stop on the highway.

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  • savanna thicket near Hyperolius Pond (May 12) 237.

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  • tarrying here; the hart Achilles Keeps thicket.

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  • Prior to this it had been an impenetrable thicket with no views of the River Cherwell or the cricket pitch beyond.

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  • Member likened the job to which I have just been appointed to a " thorny thicket " .

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  • They tethered their horses by a small thicket along the river bank.

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  • thicket stage plantation requires the use of trained tracker dogs.

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  • Turdoides plebejus - Brown Babbler Comoé NP: 1 caught in savanna thicket near Hyperolius Pond (May 12) 237.

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  • The walking was easy, as the Elham Valley Way followed the Nailbourne through farmland and hawthorn thicket to the next village.

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  • thicket's edge.

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  • thicket of trees.

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  • thicket of brambles now serving to further protect the entrance to the bridge.

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  • thicket of thorns.

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  • thorny thicket " .

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  • " Mulga " scrub is a somewhat similar thicket, covering large areas.

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  • 13); (34) the tree called peridexion (protects pigeons from the serpent by its shadow); (35) the pigeons (of several colours;: led by one of them, which is of a purple or golden colour); (36) the antelope (or hydrippus; caught by its horns in the thicket); (37) the fireflints (of two sexes; combine to produce fire); (38) the magnet (adheres to iron); (39) the saw-fish (sails in company with ships); (40) the ibis (fishes only along the shore); (41) the ibex (descries a hunter from afar); (42) the diamond again (read "carbuncle"; found only by night); (43) the elephant.(conceives after partaking of mandrake; brings forth in the water; the young protected from the serpent by the father; when fallen is lifted up only by a certain small individual of its own kind); (44) the agate (employed in pearl-fishing); (45) the wild ass and ape (mark the equinox); (46) the Indian stone (relieves patients of the dropsy); (47) the heron (touches no dead body, and keeps to one dwellingplace); (48) the sycamore (or wild fig; grubs living inside the fruit and coming out); (49) the ostrich (devours all sorts of things; forgetful of its own eggs).

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  • At such times he lies crouched upon his belly in a thicket until the animal approaches sufficiently near, when, with one prodigious bound, he pounces upon it.

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  • In the middle of the wood a brown hare with white feet sprang out and, scared by the tramp of the many horses, grew so confused that it leaped along the road in front of them for some time, arousing general attention and laughter, and only when several voices shouted at it did it dart to one side and disappear in the thicket.

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  • There is no tarrying here; the hart Achilles Keeps thicket.

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  • Member likened the job to which I have just been appointed to a " thorny thicket ".

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  • Dense cover or thicket stage plantation requires the use of trained tracker dogs.

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  • He laid the sleeping squirrel on the bench, listened, then instinctively stood up and walked to the thicket 's edge.

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  • Suddenly, we received well aimed fire from a thicket of trees.

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  • Above-left we see the aforementioned gates and the thicket of brambles now serving to further protect the entrance to the bridge.

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  • He lay fast asleep in the shelter of a tumbledown building buried beneath a massive and almost impenetrable thicket of thorns.

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  • Left to itself, it grows like a fountain-shaped shrub about eight to ten feet tall, and will soon become a thicket.

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  • The shores of the larger islands are fringed in some parts with a dense barrier of mangroves, backed by an often impenetrable thicket of tropical undergrowth, which, as the ridges are ascended, give place to taller trees and deep green bushes which are covered with orchids and trailing moss (orchilla), and from which creepers hang down interlacing the vegetation.

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