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thick with (someone or something)

Full of or containing a lot of something or a type of person. The campus has been thick with protesters ever since allegations surfaced against the university's president. The room became thick with smoke a package of chocolates I left on the hot stove caught fire.
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(be) thick with something/somebody

(be) full of something/somebody: The air was thick with the scent of roses.The street was thick with reporters and photographers.
References in classic literature ?
The tiled floor was thick with dust, and a remarkable array of miscellaneous objects was shrouded in the same grey covering.
They had strayed a long way off the path, and the jungle was so thick with bushes and creepers and vines that sometimes they could hardly move at all, and the Doctor had to take out his pocket-knife and cut his way along.
Fogs, snowstorms, gales thick with clouds and rain - those are the enemies of good Landfalls.
The sidewalks were superb marble slabs polished as smooth as glass, and the curbs that separated the walks from the broad street were also set thick with clustered emeralds.
It came on to freeze with a North wind blowing; the snow fell small and fine like hoar frost, and our shields were coated thick with rime.
In the inside of this I thickened my wall to about ten feet thick with continually bringing earth out of my cave, and laying it at the foot of the wall, and walking upon it; and through the seven holes I contrived to plant the muskets, of which I took notice that I had got seven on shore out of the ship; these I planted like my cannon, and fitted them into frames, that held them like a carriage, so that I could fire all the seven guns in two minutes' time; this wall I was many a weary month in finishing, and yet never thought myself safe till it was done.
The fare here was only a slight step up from a college dorm cafeteria, and the place was thick with large families, international travelers (we heard a great number of foreign tongues) and budget seniors.
5 metres thick with individual veins up to seven metres thick (estimated true thickness).
E-Z Opener 300--processes up to 300 envelopes per minute and can manage mail up to 3/16" thick with dimensions between 3.
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