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wolf pack

noun
1.
a group of submarines operating together in hunting down and attacking enemy convoys.
2.
a group of wolves hunting together.
Origin of wolf pack
1890-1895
1890-95 for def 2; 1940-45 for def 1
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  • The wolf pack was upon the dogs, and dogs and wolves were at once a howling, snarling, fighting mass.

    Troop One of the Labrador Dillon Wallace
  • But ghosts wouldn't be giving signals of the wolf pack, would they?

  • The sound might be the cougar's mate, or even the wolf pack, jealous of his game.

    The Voice of the Pack Edison Marshall
  • He thought I belonged to the wolf pack, and he called me a traitor.

    Washer the Raccoon
     
    George Ethelbert Walsh
  • With the whooping of a wolf pack in full cry, the savages burst from ambush in pursuit.

  • Not the cry of the wolf pack, although that had come closer.

  • Beside, Confusion say those who run from wolf pack have better chance if they leave some meat behind for the wolves to fight over.

    Where I Wasn't Going Walt Richmond
  • No charge will break a wolf pack, and it will be that way with these, I think.

    The Outcasts W. A. Fraser
  • His own people had denied him, and he dreaded appearing before the wolf pack.

    Washer the Raccoon
     
    George Ethelbert Walsh

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