a flock/flocks

a large number or crowd.
flock

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  • flock — Ⅰ. flock [1] ► NOUN 1) a number of birds moving or resting together. 2) a number of domestic animals, especially sheep, that are kept together. 3) (a flock/flocks) a large number or crowd. 4) a Christian congregation under the charge of a… …   English terms dictionary

  • flock — flock1 noun 1》 a number of birds moving or resting together.     ↘a number of domestic animals, especially sheep, goats, or geese, that are kept together. 2》 (a flock/flocks) a large number or crowd. 3》 a Christian congregation under the charge… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Flock — Flock, n. [OE. flokke; cf. D. vlok, G. flocke, OHG. floccho, Icel. fl[=o]ki, perh. akin to E. flicker, flacker, or cf. L. floccus, F. floc.] 1. A lock of wool or hair. [1913 Webster] I prythee, Tom, beat Cut s saddle, put a few flocks in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flock bed — Flock Flock, n. [OE. flokke; cf. D. vlok, G. flocke, OHG. floccho, Icel. fl[=o]ki, perh. akin to E. flicker, flacker, or cf. L. floccus, F. floc.] 1. A lock of wool or hair. [1913 Webster] I prythee, Tom, beat Cut s saddle, put a few flocks in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flock paper — Flock Flock, n. [OE. flokke; cf. D. vlok, G. flocke, OHG. floccho, Icel. fl[=o]ki, perh. akin to E. flicker, flacker, or cf. L. floccus, F. floc.] 1. A lock of wool or hair. [1913 Webster] I prythee, Tom, beat Cut s saddle, put a few flocks in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flock|y — «FLOK ee», adjective, flock|i|er, flock|i|est. 1. like flocks or tufts. 2. covered with flocks or tufts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flock (Browser) — Flock Flock 3.5 unter Windows 7 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flock — Flock, n. [AS. flocc flock, company; akin to Icel. flokkr crowd, Sw. flock, Dan. flok; prob. orig. used of flows, and akin to E. fly. See {Fly}.] 1. A company or collection of living creatures; especially applied to sheep and birds, rarely to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flock — 01. A wolf killed three of the sheep in our [flock] before we shot it. 02. A huge [flock] of geese flew over us, honking loudly. 03. A young shepherd was tending his [flock] of sheep near where we were hiking. 04. Thousands of people [flock] to… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Flock (birds) — A flock is a group of birds conducting flocking behavior in flight, or while foraging. The term is akin to the herd amongst mammals. The benefits of aggregating in flocks are varied and flocks will form explicitly for specific purposes. Flocking… …   Wikipedia

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