flock in(to) (some place or thing)

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flock in(to) (some place or thing)

To move into some place or thing in large numbers. As soon as the bell rang, kids began flocking into the school building.
See also: flock, place

flock in(to) (some place)

Fig. [for people] to move into some place in crowds. People were flocking into the store where everything was on sale.
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References in classic literature ?
“It’s better for you, maybe, Billy Kirby,” replied the indignant old hunter, “and all them that don’t know how to put a ball down a rifle- barrel, or how to bring it up again with a true aim; but it’s wicked to be shooting into flocks in this wasty manner, and none to do it who know how to knock over a single bird.
Our results suggest that backyard poultry flocks in Colorado are small-sized flocks (68.6% of flocks had <50 birds); consist primarily of layer chickens (85.49% of flocks), show chickens (32.18% of flocks), and waterfowl (34.07% of flocks); and are primarily owned for food (meat or egg) production for the family (86.44%) or as pet or hobby birds (42.27%).
Our study suggests that flies may be an important source of Campylobacter infection of broiler flocks in summer.
chicken flocks in Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey has been completely eradicated.
Why not head outdoors and check out the many survival strategies of flocks in your piece of the sky?
Our results suggest that backyard poultry flocks in Colorado are small-sized flocks (68.6% of flocks had <50 birds); consist primarily of layer chickens (85% of flocks), show chickens (32% of flocks), and waterfowl (34% of flocks); and are primarily owned for food (meat or egg) production for the family (86%) or as pet or hobby birds (42%).
The avian-adapted serovar Salmonella Gallinarum, which includes two biovars, Gallinarum and Pullorum, was endemic in poultry flocks in Europe and the Americas in the early 20th century (1).
Preliminary investigation of bird and human movements and disease-management practices in noncommercial poultry flocks in southwestern British Columbia.
For the second year running, top-performing English flocks in both the lowlands and the Less Favoured Areas made a profit on every ewe after excluding subsidy payments.
One of the top Suffolk sheep flocks in the country is to be dispersed, just days after winning a clutch of top society awards.