I found Elizabeth huddled behind two soldiers, filming, and I dug in behind her.
A group of us huddled around a conference table in the White House, bowing our heads, tears flowing.
It was late at night, January 16, 1977, and I was huddled in the closet of my motel room in Orem, Utah.
1570s, "to heap or crowd together," probably from Low German hudern "to cover, to shelter," from Middle Low German huden "to cover up," from Proto-Germanic *hud- (see hide (v.)). Cf. also Middle English hoderen "heap together, huddle" (c.1300). Related: Huddled; huddling. The noun is from 1580s. U.S. football sense is from 1928.
A conference; closed and intense discussion: He went into a huddle with his aidesverb
: We'll have to huddle on that one
[1929+; fr the huddle, esp of the offensive team, before most plays in football]