flock of geese

стадо гусей

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • flock — 01. A wolf killed three of the sheep in our [flock] before we shot it. 02. A huge [flock] of geese flew over us, honking loudly. 03. A young shepherd was tending his [flock] of sheep near where we were hiking. 04. Thousands of people [flock] to… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • flock´less — flock1 «flok», noun, verb. –n. 1. a group of animals of one kind keeping, feeding, or herded together, especially sheep; goats, or birds: »a flock of geese. A flock can mean lions in Africa, sheep in Australia, goats in Ireland, and geese in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flock — I UK [flɒk] / US [flɑk] noun Word forms flock : singular flock plural flocks * 1) [countable] a group of birds, sheep, or goats flock of: a flock of sheep The farmer kept a flock of geese. a) a large group of people flock of: Flocks of people… …   English dictionary

  • flock — flock1 [ flak ] noun * 1. ) count a group of birds, sheep, or goats: flock of: a flock of sheep The farmer kept a flock of geese. a ) a large group of people: flock of: Flocks of people lined up to see Nelson Mandela. b ) the group of people who… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flock — flock1 flockless, adj. /flok/, n. 1. a number of animals of one kind, esp. sheep, goats, or birds, that keep or feed together or are herded together. 2. a large number of people; crowd. 3. a large group of things: a flock of letters to answer. 4 …   Universalium

  • flock — flock1 noun 1》 a number of birds moving or resting together.     ↘a number of domestic animals, especially sheep, goats, or geese, that are kept together. 2》 (a flock/flocks) a large number or crowd. 3》 a Christian congregation under the charge… …   English new terms dictionary

  • flock — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a number of animals of one kind, esp. birds, feeding or travelling together. b a number of domestic animals, esp. sheep, goats, or geese, kept together. 2 a large crowd of people. 3 a a Christian congregation or body of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • a gaggle of geese — a flock of geese, a bunch of geese    A gaggle of geese met us as we drove into the farmyard …   English idioms

  • The Tortoise and The Geese — is a fable that appears in the Panchatantra, a collection of Sanskrit tales believed to date back as far as the 3rd century BCE [Jacobs, page xv: The latest date at which the stories were thus connected is fixed by the fact that some of them have …   Wikipedia

  • skein —  Flock of geese in flight or bundle of thread or yarn; pronounced skane …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Bird strike — A bird strike (sometimes birdstrike, bird hit, or BASH (Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard)) in aviation is a collision between an airborne animal (usually a bird) and a man made vehicle, especially aircraft. It is a common threat to aircraft safety,… …   Wikipedia

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