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flock

1. a group of one species of animal or bird which eats or travels or is kept together, e.g. flock of sheep, of wild geese.
2. wool or cotton particles or debris used as stuffing or packing.

flock ewe
not a stud ewe; a ewe kept for breeding or wool production.
flock ram
a ram mated to flock ewes.
References in classic literature ?
Children, old men, old women, young ones with infants in their arms, flocked to doors and windows to see this awe-inspiring spectacle.
From every corner flocked the people to see the company pass; and wildly did they cheer for the King, who rode smilingly with bared head down through the market-place.
The stragglers who flocked in masses to the banks of the Beresina found there, unhappily, an immense number of carriages, caissons, and articles of all kinds which the army had been forced to abandon when effecting its passage of the river on the 27th and 28th of November.
Who more gladly than we throughout the Four Nations received the `bloody sword,' or at its warlike call flocked quicker to the standard of the King?
San Francisco was no longer the legendary city of 1849--a city of banditti, assassins, and incendiaries, who had flocked hither in crowds in pursuit of plunder; a paradise of outlaws, where they gambled with gold-dust, a revolver in one hand and a bowie-knife in the other: it was now a great commercial emporium.
Spaniards, Englishmen, and Italian malcontents, adventurers of all nations, and soldiers of fortune of every sect, flocked at the first summons under the standard of the Protestants, and organized themselves like a vast association, whose branches diverged freely over all parts of Europe.
With these words she made them all want to come, and they flocked to the assembly till seats and standing room were alike crowded.
Great joy was in the forest, and proud were the parents of their family, and still more of the little one who had come to them; while all the neighbors flocked in, to see Dame Brown-Breast's little child.
The natives still flocked in numbers about the encampment, and watched with the liveliest curiosity everything that was going forward.
They flocked, then, from Lambert to Monk, as sinners flock from Baal to God.
The multitude, today, flocked to his temple, but of that temple he and I regarded ourselves as the ministers.
Wade sighed as she remembered how everyone had flocked around Norah.