Flock
Flock Flock, n. [AS. flocc flock, company; akin to Icel. flokkr crowd, Sw. flock, Dan. flok; prob. orig. used of flows, and akin to E. fly. See {Fly}.] 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. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The heathen . . . came to Nicanor by flocks. --2 Macc. xiv. 14. [1913 Webster]

2. A Christian church or congregation; considered in their relation to the pastor, or minister in charge. [1913 Webster]

As half amazed, half frighted all his flock. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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