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flock  

[1]  
      n   sometimes functioning as pl  
1    a group of animals of one kind, esp. sheep or birds  
2    a large number of people; crowd  
3    a body of Christians regarded as the pastoral charge of a priest, a bishop, the pope, etc.  
4    Rare   a band of people; group  
      vb   intr  
5    to gather together or move in a flock  
6    to go in large numbers  
people flocked to the church     
     (Old English flocc; related to Old Norse flokkr crowd, Middle Low German vlocke)  
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flock   [2]  
      n  
1    a tuft, as of wool, hair, cotton, etc.  
2   
a    waste from fabrics such as cotton, wool, or other cloth used for stuffing mattresses, upholstered chairs, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
flock mattress     
3    very small tufts of wool applied to fabrics, wallpaper, etc., to give a raised pattern  
4       another word for       floccule  
      vb  
5    tr   to fill, cover, or ornament with flock  
     (C13: from Old French floc, from Latin floccus; probably related to Old High German floccho down, Norwegian flugsa snowflake)  
  flocky      adj  

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floccule   , flocculus, flock, floc         
      n  
1    a small aggregate of flocculent material  
2    something resembling a tuft of wool  
     (C19: from Late Latin flocculus a little tuft; see flock2)  


flock   [1]  
      n   sometimes functioning as pl  
1    a group of animals of one kind, esp. sheep or birds  
2    a large number of people; crowd  
3    a body of Christians regarded as the pastoral charge of a priest, a bishop, the pope, etc.  
4    Rare   a band of people; group  
      vb   intr  
5    to gather together or move in a flock  
6    to go in large numbers  
people flocked to the church     
     (Old English flocc; related to Old Norse flokkr crowd, Middle Low German vlocke)  
flock   [2]  
      n  
1    a tuft, as of wool, hair, cotton, etc.  
2   
a    waste from fabrics such as cotton, wool, or other cloth used for stuffing mattresses, upholstered chairs, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
flock mattress     
3    very small tufts of wool applied to fabrics, wallpaper, etc., to give a raised pattern  
4       another word for       floccule  
      vb  
5    tr   to fill, cover, or ornament with flock  
     (C13: from Old French floc, from Latin floccus; probably related to Old High German floccho down, Norwegian flugsa snowflake)  
  flocky      adj  
flock paper  
      n   a type of wallpaper with a raised pattern  
   See also       flock   1       3  

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flock  


      vb  
1    collect, congregate, converge, crowd, gather, group, herd, huddle, mass, throng, troop  
      n  
2    colony, drove, flight, gaggle, herd, skein  
3    assembly, bevy, collection, company, congregation, convoy, crowd, gathering, group, herd, host, mass, multitude, throng  

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Consulte también:

flock paper, flocky, floc, fetlock

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