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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
1890-1895
1890-95 for def 2; 1940-45 for def 1
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  • That's probably why a traveling wolf pack stopped and waited to let its limping leader catch up.
  • Ask a villager at the foot of a mountain where a wolf pack is living, and he may well stare at you in astonishment.
  • The author habituated the wolf pack to his presence in the first summer and reinforced the habituation each summer thereafter.
  • The survival of the wolf pack depends upon teamwork, cooperation and working in harmony with one another.
  • We could see his path as he seemed to go from wolf pack to wolf pack looking for a place to live.
  • After partial or complete wolf pack removal, depredations usually ceased for the remainder of the grazing season.
  • When one wolf finds prey, it calls in the rest of the wolf pack.
  • The wolf pack works as a team to hunt, to protect, and to raise the spring's pups.

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