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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human
thicksetthick‧set /ˌθɪkˈset◂/ adjective  HBHhaving a wide strong body syn stocky a short thickset man
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thicksetThe man was thickset and heavy, like a rugby player, the woman thin and bony.At thirty-two, Frank was thickset and looked shorter than his five feet ten inches.The body is heavy and fairly thickset, and the contrasting skin surface markings consist of zigzag or diamond-shaped patterns.Large thickset birds, with necks relatively longer than most ducks, and legs comparatively short.He speaks emphatically, does Robert Bruck, his bald head bobbing atop a thickset frame.Raymo was at the fold-out table, a thickset man with a wide mustache.
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