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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
thick
    adv 1: with a thick consistency; "the blood was flowing thick"
           [syn: thickly, thick] [ant: thin, thinly]
    2: in quick succession; "misfortunes come fast and thick" [syn:
       thick, thickly]
    adj 1: not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great
           extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the
           smallest of the three solid dimensions; "an inch thick";
           "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick
           layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm
           blankets" [ant: thin]
    2: having component parts closely crowded together; "a compact
       shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"; "a
       thick forest"; "thick hair"
    3: relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup";
       "thick smoke"; "thick fog" [ant: thin]
    4: spoken as if with a thick tongue; "the thick speech of a
       drunkard"; "his words were slurred" [syn: slurred, thick]
    5: having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of
       compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a
       thickset young man" [syn: compact, heavyset, stocky,
       thick, thickset]
    6: hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense
       vegetation"; "thick woods" [syn: dense, thick]
    7: (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness";
       "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night" [syn: thick, deep]
    8: (used informally) associated on close terms; "a close
       friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular
       customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months" [syn:
       chummy, buddy-buddy, thick(p)]
    9: (used informally) stupid [syn: blockheaded, boneheaded,
       duncical, duncish, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thick,
       thickheaded, thick-skulled, wooden-headed]
    10: abounding; having a lot of; "the top was thick with dust"
    n 1: the location of something surrounded by other things; "in
         the midst of the crowd" [syn: midst, thick]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Thick \Thick\ (th[i^]k), a. [Compar. Thicker (-[~e]r); superl.
   Thickest.] [OE. thicke, AS. [thorn]icce; akin to D. dik,
   OS. thikki, OHG. dicchi thick, dense, G. dick thick, Icel.
   [thorn]ykkr, [thorn]j["o]kkr, and probably to Gael. & Ir.
   tiugh. Cf. Tight.]
   1. 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.
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            Were it as thick as is a branched oak. --Chaucer.
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            My little finger shall be thicker than my father's
            loins.                                --1 Kings xii.
                                                  10.
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   2. 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.
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   3. Dense; not thin; inspissated; as, thick vapors. Also used
      figuratively; as, thick darkness.
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            Make the gruel thick and slab.        --Shak.
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   4. Not transparent or clear; hence, turbid, muddy, or misty;
      as, the water of a river is apt to be thick after a rain.
      "In a thick, misty day." --Sir W. Scott.
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   5. Abundant, close, or crowded in space; closely set;
      following in quick succession; frequently recurring.
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            The people were gathered thick together. --Luke xi.
                                                  29.
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            Black was the forest; thick with beech it stood.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   6. Not having due distinction of syllables, or good
      articulation; indistinct; as, a thick utterance.
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   7. Deep; profound; as, thick sleep. [R.] --Shak.
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   8. Dull; not quick; as, thick of fearing. --Shak.
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            His dimensions to any thick sight were invincible.
                                                  --Shak.
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   9. Intimate; very friendly; familiar. [Colloq.]
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            We have been thick ever since.        --T. Hughes.
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   Note: Thick is often used in the formation of compounds, most
         of which are self-explaining; as, thick-barred,
         thick-bodied, thick-coming, thick-cut, thick-flying,
         thick-growing, thick-leaved, thick-lipped,
         thick-necked, thick-planted, thick-ribbed,
         thick-shelled, thick-woven, and the like.
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   Thick register. (Phon.) See the Note under Register, n.,
      7.

   Thick stuff (Naut.), all plank that is more than four
      inches thick and less than twelve. --J. Knowles.
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   Syn: Dense; close; compact; solid; gross; coarse.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Thick \Thick\, n.
   1. The thickest part, or the time when anything is thickest.
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            In the thick of the dust and smoke.   --Knolles.
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   2. A thicket; as, gloomy thicks. [Obs.] --Drayton.
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            Through the thick they heard one rudely rush.
                                                  --Spenser.
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            He through a little window cast his sight
            Through thick of bars, that gave a scanty light.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   Thick-and-thin block (Naut.), a fiddle block. See under
      Fiddle.

   Through thick and thin, through all obstacles and
      difficulties, both great and small.
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            Through thick and thin she followed him. --Hudibras.
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            He became the panegyrist, through thick and thin, of
            a military frenzy.                    --Coleridge.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Thick \Thick\ (th[i^]k), adv. [AS. [thorn]icce.]
   1. Frequently; fast; quick.
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   2. Closely; as, a plat of ground thick sown.
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   3. To a great depth, or to a greater depth than usual; as,
      land covered thick with manure.
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   Thick and threefold, in quick succession, or in great
      numbers. [Obs.] --L'Estrange.
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5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Thick \Thick\, v. t. & i. [Cf. AS. [thorn]iccian.]
   To thicken. [R.]
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         The nightmare Life-in-death was she,
         Who thicks man's blood with cold.        --Coleridge.
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