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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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  • But ghosts wouldn't be giving signals of the wolf pack, would they?

  • And Charley fights a wolf pack, and knocks one of un over with an ax.

    Left on the Labrador Dillon Wallace
  • He thought I belonged to the wolf pack, and he called me a traitor.

    Washer the Raccoon
     

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

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

    The Voice of the Pack Edison Marshall
  • The wolf pack had not yet gathered, and would not until after the heavy frosts.

    The Strength of the Pines

    Edison Marshall
  • No charge will break a wolf pack, and it will be that way with these, I think.

    The Outcasts W. A. Fraser
  • And moreover I believe that man is none other than the Wild Hunter without his wolf pack.

  • Had I seen this strange old man with his eagle and his wolf pack beside our camp fire or had I dreamed it?

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