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Noun: flock  flók
  1. A church congregation guided by a pastor
     
  2. A group of birds
     
  3. (often followed by 'of') a large number, amount or extent
    "a flock of letters";
    - batch, deal, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle [archaic], mint, mountain, muckle, passel [US], peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, bunch
     
  4. An orderly crowd
    "a flock of children";
    - troop
     
  5. A group of sheep or goats
    - fold
     
  6. Coarse tufts of wool or cotton used in bedding
Verb: flock  flók
  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
    - cluster, constellate, clump

Sounds like: flex, flelock

Derived forms: flocked, flocks, flocking

Type of: animal group, assemble, congregation, crowd, faithful, fold, foregather, forgather, gather, go, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, locomote, meet, move, travel

Encyclopedia: Flock