Thronged
Throng Throng, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Thronged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thronging}.] To crowd together; to press together into a close body, as a multitude of persons; to gather or move in multitudes. [1913 Webster]

I have seen the dumb men throng to see him. --Shak. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • thronged — index populous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • thronged — adjective filled with great numbers crowded together (Freq. 1) I try to avoid the thronged streets and stores just before Christmas • Similar to: ↑crowded …   Useful english dictionary

  • thronged — n. crowd, multitudeθrÉ‘Å‹ ,θrɔŋ /θrÉ’Å‹ v. crowd, gatherθrÉ‘Å‹ ,θrɔŋ /θrÉ’Å‹ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • (be) thronged with somebody — ˈthrong with sb/sth | be ˈthronged with sb/sth derived to be full of people, cars, etc • The cafes were thronging with students. • The streets were thronged with people. Main entry: ↑throngderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) thronged with something — ˈthrong with sb/sth | be ˈthronged with sb/sth derived to be full of people, cars, etc • The cafes were thronging with students. • The streets were thronged with people. Main entry: ↑throngderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • throng — throng1 [θrɔŋ US θro:ŋ] n written [: Old English; Origin: thrang, gethrang] a large group of people in one place = ↑crowd ▪ She got lost in the throng. throng of ▪ a throng of excited spectators throng 2 throng2 v …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • throng — [[t]θrɒ̱ŋ, AM θrɔ͟ːŋ[/t]] throngs, thronging, thronged 1) N COUNT A throng is a large crowd of people. [LITERARY] An official pushed through the throng. Syn: crowd 2) VERB When people throng somewhere, they go there in great numbers. [LITERARY]… …   English dictionary

  • Pilgrimages — • Journeys made to some place with the purpose of venerating it, or in order to ask there for supernatural aid, or to discharge some religious obligation. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pilgrimages     Pilgrimages …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • throng — 1 noun (C) literary a large group of people in one place; crowd: a milling throng of excited spectators | the throng: She got lost in the throng. 2 verb 1 (intransitive always + adv/prep, transitive) if people throng a place, they go there in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • throng — 1. noun throngs of people blocked her way Syn: crowd, horde, mass, army, herd, flock, drove, swarm, sea, troupe, pack; informal gaggle, bunch, gang 2. verb 1) the pavements were thronged with tourists Syn …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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