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flock

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a great number of persons or creatures massed together
  • a flock of obstreperous reporters at the press conference

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2 a group of domestic animals assembled or herded together
  • a flock of sheep crossing the road

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flock

verb

Synonyms of flock (Entry 2 of 2)

to move upon or fill (something) in great numbers
  • vacationers flocked to the towns along the shore in order to escape the August heat

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The first known use of flock was in the 13th century

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“Flock.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flock. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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