• (n.) A great multitude; as, the heavenly throng. • (imp.) of Thring • (a.) Thronged; crowded; also, much occupied; busy. • (n.) A multitude of persons or of living beings pressing or pressed into a close body or assemblage; a crowd. • (v. i.) To crowd together; to press together into a close body, as a multitude of person...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/throng/
Plural form: throngs. A mass of people crowded together.
Example: The street party attracted so many people it was hard to push through the throng to get to the toilet.
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Thronged; crowded; also, much occupied; busy. [ Obsolete or Prov. Eng.] Bp. Sanderson.
« To the intent the sick . . . should not lie too throng
.» Robynson (More's Utopia). Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/51
Throng intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Thronged
; present participle & verbal noun Thronging
.] To crowd together; to press together into a close body, as a multitude of persons; to gather or move in multitudes. « I h...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/51
[ Middle English þrong
, Anglo-Saxon geþrang
, from þringan
to crowd, to press; akin to Old Saxon thringan
, D. & German dringen
, Old High German dringan
, Icelandic þryngva
, þröngv...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/51
Throng transitive verb 1.
To crowd, or press, as persons; to oppress or annoy with a crowd of living beings. « Much people followed him, and thronged
him.» Mark v. 24. 2.
To crowd into; to fill closely by crowding or pressing into, as a hall or a street. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/51
a large gathering of peopleFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/158769
Army or gathering of Dwarfs, a clan.Found on http://whfb.lexicanum.com/wiki/Khazalid_lexicon
press tightly together or cramFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/52382
press tightly together or cramFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/52473
- press tightly together or cramFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=throng
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