Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of flock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Covered with flock.
  • Having the nap raised.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Arriving at Telamon, in Etruria, and coming ashore, he proclaimed freedom for the slaves; and many of the countrymen, also, and shepherds thereabouts, who were already freemen, at the hearing his name flocked to him to the sea-side.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Early Sunday morning the guests poured down the zig-zag in a living cataract on the one side, and flocked from the valleys on the other – from Hoti, from Kastrati and Boga, all in their best – men first, their women following.

    High Albania

  • Supporters who had come to watch the squad in their half-term flocked to him in recognition of his form this season, leading Gerard Houllier to accept that the supporters have finally come around.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Who more gladly than we throughout the Four Nations received the ` bloody sword, 'or at its warlike call flocked quicker to the standard of the King?

    Dracula

  • The fifteen original members soon grew to a hundred and thirty, and men of the highest rank as well as literary name flocked to join it.

    Life of Adam Smith

  • Nations received the 'bloody sword,' or at its warlike call flocked quicker to the standard of the King?

    Dracula

  • ‘bloody sword,’ or at its warlike call flocked quicker to the standard of the King?

    Dracula

  • Wonder why these illegal immigrants "flocked" to South Louisiana?

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • My sister was all whiny bitch about it, so we got a 'flocked' one.

    hamletwildie Diary Entry

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