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 Meanings and Examples of FLOCK
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
flock
 n.  group; herd; crowd; gather; crowd; throng
Classic Sentence: (72 in 5 pages)
1  The shepherd was willing, and got in, and the peasant shut the top down on him; then he took the shepherd's flock for himself, and drove it away.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
2  After that the peasants went home, and as they were entering the village, the small peasant also came quietly in, driving a flock of sheep and looking quite contented.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
3  Off went the flock chattering away; but one fell down dead, and the cloak with it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE SALAD
4  The same evening, when the flock was safe at the farm, the little Luigi hastened to the smith at Palestrina, took a large nail, heated and sharpened it, and formed a sort of stylus.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
5  One day the young shepherd told the count's steward that he had seen a wolf come out of the Sabine mountains, and prowl around his flock.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
6  He found a young shepherd watching his flock.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
7  He was leaning on the shoulder of his favorite Selim, and he drove us all before him, as a shepherd would his straggling flock.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
8  "Here's a lovely flock of lambs all lying down," says Amy.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE
9  The air was dark with Davises, and many Joneses gamboled like a flock of young giraffes.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
10  She enjoyed it heartily and found the applause of her boys more satisfying than any praise of the world, for now she told no stories except to her flock of enthusiastic believers and admirers.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
11  Each one of these sends the suitors the best goat in the flock every day.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIV
12  Here Melanthius son of Dolius overtook them as he was driving down some goats, the best in his flock, for the suitors' dinner, and there were two shepherds with him.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
13  They dispersed about the room, reminding me, by the lightness and buoyancy of their movements, of a flock of white plumy birds.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  It was as if a band of Italian days had come from the South, like a flock of glorious passenger birds, and lighted to rest them on the cliffs of Albion.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
15  But, somehow, the cotton always failed, and the garden, due to Mrs. Slattery's constant childbearing, seldom furnished enough to feed her flock.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Eagles fly alone, but sheep flock together.
2  Birds of a feather flock together.
3  One scabbed sheep will mar a whole flock.
4  There is a black sheep in every flock.
5  It is a small flock that has not a black sheep.
6  We watched a flock of birds fly over the field.
7  As the flock is in shock with this miracle occurring to the crazy person, word begins to spread around Ann Arbor.
8  So she took and dusted us both with the hickry, and we was as much as two hours catching another fifteen or sixteen, drat that meddlesome cub, and they warn't the likeliest, nuther, because the first haul was the pick of the flock.
9  This girl, who might be one of God's own lambs, is a little castaway: not a member of the true flock, but evidently an interloper and an alien.
10  An ewe has been missing from the flock of sheep.
11  And people will again flock to it, ready to rearrange their social communications agenda, and spend their money on the new phone and all the apps.
12  It rarely happened that people in the town flocked to the theatre to see the new opera.
13  Crowds flocked after the popular singer as he left the theater.
14  Ponte City, a cylindrical brutalist skyscraper stretching 54 storeys, was built for yuppies who had flocked to the city, often from Europe.
15  By this time people were flocking to join the cult.