Thicket sentence example

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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