English version

flock in Household topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflockflock1 /flɒk $ flɑːk/ ●●○ noun  1 [countable]HBGROUP OF THINGS a group of sheep, goats, or birdsflock of a flock of small birdssee thesaurus at group2 [countable usually singular]GROUP OF PEOPLE a large group of people syn crowdflock of a flock of children3 [countable usually singular]RRCGROUP OF PEOPLE a priest’s flock is the group of people who regularly attend his or her church4 [uncountable]DH small pieces of wool or cotton that are used for filling cushions5 (also flocking /ˈflɒkɪŋ $ ˈflaː-/ American English) [uncountable]DH a soft substance that is used to make patterns on the surface of wallpaper, curtains etc
Examples from the Corpus
flocka flock of geeseBut there were rabbits by the dozens, and flocks of chestnut-colored bantams.It's easy to spot flocks of geese as they migrate.As a hermit living in a cave, he refused the flock of naked women sent to tempt him.Naturally the shepherds who had brought their flocks across must know the safest route.The clergy did not only minister word and sacraments; they also performed social roles for their flock.To complicate matters further, many of these shepherds were in agreement with their flocks.This was odd as it indicated that the winter flock had already scattered as separate pairs at this very early date.flock ofA flock of celebrities was expected at the movie's premiere.