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"What does Flock Mean in English"

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Definition of Flock

noun
1.
a number of animals of one kind, especially sheep, goats, or birds, that keep or feed together or are herded together.
2.
a large number of people; crowd.
3.
a large group of things:
a flock of letters to answer.
4.
  1. the Christian church in relation to Christ.
  2. a single congregation in relation to its pastor.
5.
Archaic. a band or company of persons.
verb (used without object)
6.
to gather or go in a flock or crowd:
They flocked around the football hero.

Flock Example in a sentance

Example Sentences for flock

To aggregate is to collect into a flock; to collect into a mass or sum.

In that country one sees a goat with nearly every flock of sheep.

The woman was gone, but over the prison a flock of pigeons were flying.

From out the flock, eight only flew, And two are now but game.

As in most rambles of the sort, it was a difficult task for the mistress to keep all the members of her flock in sight.

"It is not encouraging to have to mix with this flock of pious geese," he exclaimed.

When he is full grown he joins a party of other cowbirds, and they go off in a flock by themselves.

He lifted his table upon his head and marched on, leading his flock.

A flock of black cockatoos in flight gives an impression of a sunset cloud, its under surface shot with crimson.

It is, therefore, not considered any gain to get a flock of guanacos into the trap.

History of Flock

Word Origin & History

flock O.E. flocc "a group of persons," related to O.N. flokkr "crowd, troop, band," M.L.G. vlocke "crowd, flock;" not found in other Gmc. languages, perhaps related to folc "people," but the metathesis would have been unusual for O.E. Extended c.1200 to "a number of animals of one kind moving or feeding together;" of domestic animals c.1300. Transferred to bodies of Christians, in relation to Christ or their local pastor, from mid-14c. The verb meaning "to gather, congregate" is from c.1300. Related: Flocked; flocking.

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