What is another word for flocks?

Pronunciation: [flˈɒks] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the word "flocks". One such synonym is "herds", which is commonly used to refer to groups of sheep, goats or cows. Another synonym for "flocks" is "droves", which typically refers to groups of animals that are being driven to a specific location, such as a market or a slaughterhouse. "Gaggles" can be used to describe groups of geese, while "swarms" are groups of insects, such as bees or locusts. "Fleets" can be used to describe groups of ships sailing together, while "convoys" are groups of vehicles travelling together for safety reasons. Overall, there are numerous synonyms for "flocks", depending on the context in which the word is used.

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Usage examples for Flocks

Herds and flocks were everywhere; but horses were a comparatively late introduction into Egypt, where they were as yet chiefly employed for war.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
Large flocks of little auks rushed rapidly by.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
I have never seen them in flocks or groups, save when the mother was raising her large family of young birds.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs

Famous quotes with Flocks

  • Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.
    John Gay
  • In order to understand life it is not only necessary not to be indifferent to men, but not to be indifferent to flocks, to trees. One should be indifferent to nothing.
    Remy de Gourmont
  • Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.
    Aaron Hill
  • Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.
    Marshall McLuhan
  • Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.
    John Gay

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