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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 flock /ˈflɑk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flock, v. t. To flock to; to crowd. [Obs.]
    Good fellows, trooping, flocked me so.   --Taylor (1609).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flock, n.
 1. A lock of wool or hair.
    I prythee, Tom, beat Cut's saddle, put a few flocks in the point [pommel].   --Shak.
 2. Woolen or cotton refuse (sing. ∨ pl.), old rags, etc., reduced to a degree of fineness by machinery, and used for stuffing unpholstered furniture.
 3. 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.
 Flock bed, a bed filled with flocks or locks of coarse wool, or pieces of cloth cut up fine. “Once a flock bed, but repaired with straw.” --Pope.
 Flock paper, paper coated with flock fixed with glue or size.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flock n.
 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.
    The heathen . . . came to Nicanor by flocks.   --2 Macc. xiv. 14.
 2. A Christian church or congregation; considered in their relation to the pastor, or minister in charge.
    As half amazed, half frighted all his flock.   --Tennyson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flock, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flocked p. pr. & vb. n. Flocking.] To gather in companies or crowds.
    Friends daily flock.   --Dryden.
 Flocking fowl Zool., the greater scaup duck.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Flock, v. t. 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a church congregation guided by a pastor
      2: a group of birds
      3: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;
         "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of
         money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must
         have cost plenty" [syn: batch, deal, good deal, great
         deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle,
         mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite
         a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy
         sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew]
      4: an orderly crowd; "a troop of children" [syn: troop]
      5: a group of sheep or goats
      v 1: move as a crowd or in a group; "Tourists flocked to the
           shrine where the statue was said to have shed tears"
      2: come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets
         constellate in this town every summer" [syn: cluster, constellate,