wolf pack

noun

Definition of wolf pack

: a group of submarines that make a coordinated attack on shipping

First Known Use of wolf pack

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Wolf pack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wolf%20pack. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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