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Definition of Flock


  1. A company or collection of living creatures; -- especially applied to sheep and birds, rarely to persons or (except in the plural) to cattle and other large animals; as, a flock of ravenous fowl.
  2. A Christian church or congregation; considered in their relation to the pastor, or minister in charge.
  3. To gather in companies or crowds.
  4. To flock to; to crowd.
  5. A lock of wool or hair.
  6. Woolen or cotton refuse (sing. / pl.), old rags, etc., reduced to a degree of fineness by machinery, and used for stuffing unpholstered furniture.
  7. Very fine, sifted, woolen refuse, especially that from shearing the nap of cloths, used as a coating for wall paper to give it a velvety or clothlike appearance; also, the dust of vegetable fiber used for a similar purpose.
  8. To coat with flock, as wall paper; to roughen the surface of (as glass) so as to give an appearance of being covered with fine flock.

Flock Quotations

Eagles don't flock, you have to find them one at a time.
Ross Perot

I am only a sparrow amongst a great flock of sparrows.
Evita Peron

There are times when a leader must move out ahead of the flock, go off in a new direction, confident that he is leading his people the right way.
Nelson Mandela

There is never going to be a substitute for face-to-face communication, but we have seen since the alphabet, to the telephone and now the Internet, that whenever people find a new way to communicate, they will flock to it.
Howard Rheingold

In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself.
Albert Einstein
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Flock Translations

flock in Afrikaans is trop, kudde
flock in Dutch is roedel, kudde
flock in French is troupeau
flock in German is Herde
flock in Italian is mandria
flock in Latin is caterva
flock in Norwegian is flokk, flokkes, ulldott
flock in Portuguese is rebanho
flock in Spanish is reba o, bandada
flock in Swedish is hjord, flock, tapp, skocka sig
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