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 for Thick-and-thin block
From 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.
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              He through a little window cast his sight
              Through thick of bars, that gave a scanty light.
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     Thick-and-thin block (Naut.), a fiddle block. See under
     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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