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flocks

noun
plural of flock

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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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flocks

verb
present tense third-person singular of flock

Synonyms of flocks (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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“Flocks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flocks. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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