Yesterday, Barack spoke to a throng in Raleigh while Michelle addressed the General Baptist State Convention in Fayetteville.
He arrived to see about 200 people, mostly young men, gathering in a throng.
Afterward, the throng of women is left in a very different mood from the connectedness that prevailed at the conference.
Hour after hour, a throng of people stayed in line in support of her.
Recently, the throng released a manifesto (fairly annotated here by Henry Blodget).
Behind him came a throng of officers, whose steel scabbards clattered against the stones as they hastened down the court-yard.
We had entered the garden, and a throng of guests were trooping after us.
In the roadway the throng of401 people is even greater than in the villages I had passed through.
Then he had seemed to himself in the backwater, out of the throng of existence.
Then he made towards the door among the throng, keeping close to the wall, and moving in the manner of one who avoids observation.
c.1300, probably shortened from Old English geþrang "crowd, tumult" (related to verb þringan "to push, crowd, press"), from Proto-Germanic *thrangan (cf. Old Norse þröng, Dutch drang, German Drang "crowd, throng").
"go in a crowd," 1530s, from throng (n.). Related: Thronged; thronging.