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horde
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
a very large number — typically of people or animals/insects on the move
  • She trotted daily to the car-line, a neat, childish figure with note-books and sharpened pencils, to vanish in the horde of students.
    Chapter 10 (42% in)
  • He fled to Gottlieb as to the wise and tender father, and begged to be saved from Success and Holabirds and A. DeWitt Tubbses and their hordes of address-making scientists, degree-hunting authors, pulpit orators, popular surgeons, valeted journalists, sentimental merchant princes, literary politicians, titled sportsmen, statesmenlike generals, interviewed senators, sententious bishops.
    Chapter 29 (38% in)
  • He had an advantage over normal cautious humanity in not caring whether he lived or died, he who sat with the dead, talking to Leora and Sondelius, to Ira Hinkley and Oliver Marchand, to Inchcape Jones and a shadowy horde of blackmen with lifted appealing hands.
    Chapter 35 (66% in)

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