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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Thick \Thick\, n. 1. The thickest part, or the time when anything is thickest. [1913 Webster] In the thick of the dust and smoke. --Knolles. [1913 Webster] 2. A thicket; as, gloomy thicks. [Obs.] --Drayton. [1913 Webster] Through the thick they heard one rudely rush. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] He through a little window cast his sight Through thick of bars, that gave a scanty light. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Thick-and-thin block (Naut.), a fiddle block. See under Fiddle. Through thick and thin, through all obstacles and difficulties, both great and small. [1913 Webster] Through thick and thin she followed him. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] He became the panegyrist, through thick and thin, of a military frenzy. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]