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From 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.
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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.
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              Black was the forest; thick with beech it stood.
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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.
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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.,
     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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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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From 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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From 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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  413 Moby Thesaurus words for "thick":
     Boeotian, a bit thick, a bit thin, absurd, abundant, accented,
     adhesive, alive, alive with, alveolar, ample, amylaceous, apical,
     apico-alveolar, apico-dental, articulated, asinine, assimilated,
     back, barytone, beamy, beef-brained, beef-witted, beyond belief,
     bilabial, blockish, blubber, blubbery, blurred, boneheaded, bovine,
     brassy, brazen, breathy, brimming, bristling, broad, broad-bodied,
     bulky, bullnecked, burly, bursting, bushy, cacuminal, center,
     central, cerebral, checked, chock-full, choked, choking,
     chuck-full, chummy, chumpish, chunky, clabbered, clammy, cloddish,
     close, close-knit, close-textured, close-woven, closely, clotted,
     coagulated, coarse, compact, compacted, compactly, compressed,
     concentrated, concrete, condensed, congealed, congested,
     consolidated, consonant, consonantal, continuant, core, corpulent,
     cowish, cracked, crammed, crammed full, crass, crawling, cretinous,
     croaking, croaky, crowded, crowding, curdled, decided, deep, dense,
     densely, dental, devoted, diameter, diaphragm, dim-witted,
     dissimilated, distorted, doltish, dopey, dorsal, doubtable,
     doubtful, doughy, drawling, drawly, dry, dubious, dubitable, dull,
     dull-witted, dullard, dumb, dumpy, duncical, duncish, dysphonic,
     equator, exuberant, familiar, fat, filled, firm, firmly, flat,
     flourishing, focus, foggy, friendly, front, full, full-bodied,
     gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, glide, glossal, glottal, gluelike,
     gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, grating, gravelly,
     gross, gruff, grumous, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy,
     guttural, hand and glove, hand in glove, hand-in-hand, hard,
     hard of belief, hard to believe, harsh, harsh-sounding, hawking,
     hazy, heart, heavily, heavy, heavyset, high, hoarse, husky,
     imbecilic, impassable, impenetrable, impermeable, implausible,
     in profusion, inarticulate, inconceivable, incredible, indistinct,
     ineducable, insensitive, inseparable, inspissated, interior,
     intimate, intonated, jam-packed, jammed, jelled, jellied,
     jellylike, jungled, jungly, kernel, klutzy, labial, labiodental,
     labiovelar, lateral, lavish, lax, light, like that, lingual,
     liquid, lisping, low, lumpish, lush, luxuriant, marked, massive,
     matey, mean, median, metallic, mid, middle, midmost, midriff,
     midst, mispronounced, misty, monophthongal, moronic, mucilaginous,
     murky, muted, muzzy, narrow, nasal, nasalized, near, nonporous,
     not deserving belief, nucleus, oafish, obese, obscure, obscuring,
     obtuse, obvious, occlusive, on good terms, opaque, open,
     open to doubt, open to suspicion, overflowing, overgrown, overrun,
     oxytone, packed, palatal, palatalized, pally, palsy-walsy,
     passing belief, pasty, pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phonemic,
     phonetic, phonic, pitch, pitched, plentiful, populous, posttonic,
     preposterous, problematic, prodigal, profuse, proliferating,
     prolific, pronounced, quavering, questionable, ragged, rank,
     rasping, raspy, raucid, raucous, retroflex, ridiculous, rife,
     rigid, riotous, ropy, rough, rounded, roupy, rude, semivowel,
     serried, shaking, shaky, slabby, slimy, slithery, slow,
     slow-witted, smoggy, smoky, snuffling, soft, solid, solidly,
     sonant, sottish, soupy, squat, squawking, squawky,
     staggering belief, starchy, stertorous, sticky, stiff, stifled,
     stodgy, stolid, stopped, strangled, stressed, stringy, strong,
     stubby, studded, stumpy, stupid, substantial, superabundant, surd,
     suspect, suspicious, swarming, syllabic, syrupy, tacky, tall,
     teeming, tenacious, tense, thick as hail, thick as thieves,
     thick of things, thick with, thick-bodied, thick-coming,
     thick-growing, thick-headed, thick-skinned, thick-witted,
     thickened, thickheaded, thickly, thickset, thin, three-dimensional,
     throaty, thronged, thronging, tinny, tonal, tonic, tough,
     tremelloid, tremellose, tremulous, twangy, typical, unaccented,
     unbelievable, unconvincing, unearthly, ungodly, unimaginable,
     unrounded, unstressed, unteachable, unthinkable, unweeded,
     unworthy of belief, velar, viscid, viscose, viscous, vocalic,
     vocoid, voiced, voiceless, vowel, vowellike, waist, waistline,
     weak, weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy, wide, wrongheaded, zone

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