wolf pack


Definition of wolf pack

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

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California had another wolf pack, the Shasta pack, which mysteriously disappeared three years ago after one wolf was found near a dead calf. Paul Rogers, The Mercury News, "Video: Three new wolf pups born in Northern California," 6 Aug. 2019 Played for two wolf packs, starring his junior and senior seasons in Reno. Dan Loumena, latimes.com, "NBA draft 2019 recap: Pick-by-pick analysis starting with Zion Williamson," 21 June 2019 Game of Thrones leads the wolf pack with four nominations, while Riverdale is right behind them with three. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "How to Stream the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards for Free," 17 June 2019 In other places where wolves and livestock share the landscape, only about 20 percent of wolf packs ever attack sheep and cattle. New York Times, "Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf Scientist?," 5 July 2018 There are now 12 known wolf packs — defined as a group of four to 11 animals — and nine smaller groups of two or three wolves. Washington Post, "Report: Wolves continue comeback in Oregon after eradication," 12 Apr. 2018 In its feed are memes of men walking in wolf packs wearing the exact same bland gray or navy fleece vest. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Outdoor Voices Is Launching Fleeces That Are the Anti-Version of the #MidtownUniform," 24 Oct. 2018 The wolf pack is living in the Kettle River Range, the same area that the Profanity Peak Pack once occupied. Evan Bush, The Seattle Times, "Washington state to kill more wolves in Ferry County," 12 Sep. 2018 Their research paper, published in the academic journal PLOS Biology, said that out of 10 or 11 wolf packs currently in Slovenia, five live on both sides of the Slovenia-Croatia border. Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY, "Border walls aim to keep out migrants, but also threaten bears, deer, other wildlife," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of wolf pack

1941, in the meaning defined above

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