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

 throng /ˈθrɔŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thring v. t. & i. [imp. Throng ]  To press, crowd, or throng. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Throng, a. Thronged; crowded; also, much occupied; busy. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
    To the intent the sick . . . should not lie too throng.   --Robynson (More's Utopia).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Throng n.
 1. A multitude of persons or of living beings pressing or pressed into a close body or assemblage; a crowd.
 2. A great multitude; as, the heavenly throng.
 Syn: -- Throng, Multitude, Crowd.
 Usage: Any great number of persons form a multitude; a throng is a large number of persons who are gathered or are moving together in a collective body; a crowd is composed of a large or small number of persons who press together so as to bring their bodies into immediate or inconvenient contact. A dispersed multitude; the throngs in the streets of a city; the crowd at a fair or a street fight. But these distinctions are not carefully observed.
 So, with this bold opposer rushes on
 This many-headed monster, multitude.   --Daniel.
 Not to know me argues yourselves unknown,
 The lowest of your throng.   --Milton.
 I come from empty noise, and tasteless pomp,
 From crowds that hide a monarch from himself.   --Johnson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
    I have seen the dumb men throng to see him.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Throng, v. t.
 1. To crowd, or press, as persons; to oppress or annoy with a crowd of living beings.
    Much people followed him, and thronged him.   --Mark v. 24.
 2. To crowd into; to fill closely by crowding or pressing into, as a hall or a street.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a large gathering of people [syn: multitude, concourse]
      v : press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the
          auditorium" [syn: mob, pack, pile, jam]