Meaning of FLOCK in English

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English flocc crowd, band; akin to Old Norse flokkr crowd, band Date: 13th century a group of animals (as birds or sheep) assembled or herded together, a group under the guidance of a leader, a large number , II. intransitive verb Date: 14th century to gather or move in a ~ , III. noun Etymology: Middle English flok, from Anglo-French, from Latin floccus Date: 13th century a tuft of wool or cotton fiber, woolen or cotton refuse used for stuffing furniture and mattresses, very short or pulverized fiber used especially to form a velvety pattern on cloth or paper or a protective covering on metal, floc , IV. transitive verb Date: 1530 to fill with ~, to decorate with ~

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