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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From þicce +‎ -nes. Cognate with Old High German diknissa.

NounEdit

þicnes f (nominative plural þicnessa)

  1. (consistency) thickness, viscosity.
  2. (transparency) thickness, darkness, cloudiness, obscurity.
  3. (dimension) thickness, depth.
  4. A thicket.

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • þicness in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary