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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.
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Origin of wolf pack

1890–95 for def 2; 1940–45 for def 1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of wolf pack

  • She knew well that the dreadful, melancholy cry was the voice of the wolf-pack.

    The House in the Water

    Charles G. D. Roberts

  • And it was rash for one man, without his gun, to rob a wolf-pack of its kill!

    The House in the Water

    Charles G. D. Roberts

  • There was something sinister in the wolf-pack's noiseless pursuit.

    The Promise

    James B. Hendryx

  • In his ears was but one sound, the baying of the wolf-pack on the hunt.

    The Wilderness Trail

    Frank Williams

  • Such a clamor arose as though the wolf-pack had tasted blood.

    The Ward of King Canute

    Ottilie A. Liljencrantz