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thick Idioms & Phrases


Oil of cade, a thick

  • black, tarry liquid, obtained by destructive distillation of the inner wood of the cade. It is used as a local application in skin diseases.
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Thick and threefold

  • in quick succession, or in great numbers. Obs. L'Estrange.
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Thick register

  • . (Phon.) See the Note under Register, n., 7.
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thick skin

  • noun skin that is very thick (as an elephant or rhinoceros)
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Thick stuff

  • (Naut.), all plank that is more than four inches thick and less than twelve. J. Knowles.
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thick wind

Thick" wind`
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  1. (Far.) A defect of respiration in a horse, that is unassociated with noise in breathing or with the signs of emphysema.
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Thick-and-thin block

  • (Naut.), a fiddle block. See under Fiddle.
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thick-billed

  • adjective satellite having a thick beak
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thick-billed murre

  • noun a variety of murre
    Uria lomvia.
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thick-bodied

  • adjective satellite having a thick body
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thick-branched

  • adjective satellite having thick branches
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thick-footed morel

  • noun a delicious morel with a conic fertile portion having deep and irregular pits
    Morchella crassipes.
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thick-haired

  • adjective satellite having thick hair
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thick-headed

Thick"-head`ed adjective
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  1. Having a thick skull; stupid.
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thick-knee

  • noun large-headed large-eyed crepuscular or nocturnal shorebird of the Old World and tropical America having a thickened knee joint
    Burhinus oedicnemus; stone curlew.
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Thick"-knee` noun
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  1. (Zoöl.) A stone curlew. See under Stone.
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thick-lipped

  • adjective satellite having thick lips
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thick-skinned

  • adjective satellite insensitive to criticism
    tough-skinned.
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Thick"-skinned` adjective
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  1. Having a thick skin; hence, not sensitive; dull; obtuse. Holland.
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thick-skulled

  • adjective satellite (used informally) stupid
    duncical; loggerheaded; blockheaded; duncish; fatheaded; boneheaded; thick; wooden-headed; thickheaded.
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Thick"-skulled` adjective
Definitions
  1. Having a thick skull; hence, dull; heavy; stupid; slow to learn.
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thick-stemmed

  • adjective satellite having a thick stem
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thick-winded

Thick"-wind`ed adjective
Definitions
  1. (Far.) Affected with thick wind.
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Through thick and thin

  • through all obstacles and difficulties, both great and small.
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