Thesaurus / hordes
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They come over to the East Coast in hordes in the autumn, mostly from Russia, where they also interbreed with the carrion crow.

Through East Anglia in a Motor CarJ. E. (James Edmund) Vincent

The hordes of brigands harass them in vain; they will not quit the country.

So as might be expected the hordes of our feeble-minded and epileptic are always a source of grave danger in this respect.

Being Well-BornMichael F. Guyer

For some minutes the hordes of the Bow-legs clustered together, jabbering and waving their crude but massive clubs excitedly.

In the Morning of TimeCharles G. D. Roberts

In summer, hordes of people travel about the country in this manner.

Manners, Vol 3 of 3Frances Brooke

Hordes of people rushed to the Gare du Nord in the early dawn to find it entirely closed, no trains either entering or leaving it.

This remark was called forth by the discovery, as we neared the shore, of hordes of rats.

GoldStewart White

It is the hordes of the feeble-minded in the restricted sense that afford our most serious problems to-day.

Being Well-BornMichael F. Guyer

Hordes of fierce denizens from the rocks above were descending upon them.

Walls of AcidHenry Hasse

Hordes of men of all ages, in startling clothes, appear in all quarters.

The Courage of the CommonplaceMary Raymond Shipman Andrews

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