Definition of Huddle together
1. Verb. Crowd or draw together. "The crowds huddle together in the streets"; "Let's huddle together--it's cold!"
Generic synonyms: Clump, Cluster, Constellate, Flock
Derivative terms: Huddle, Huddler
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Literary usage of Huddle together
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1. The Advocate of Peace by American Peace Society (1902)
"THEY huddle together. The Chinese huddle together in unhealthful quarters, and form plague spots, it is asserted. Who is responsible for the aggregation ? ..."
2. A Dictionary of the Hawaiian Language to which is Appended an English by Lorrin Andrews (1865)
"To huddle together; to put together confusedly; to fill a container without any order ... To place together in confusion ; to huddle together without order. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"At night they commonly huddle together in a close bunch with heads outward in the concealment of a bush, but may occasionally roost on trees. ..."
4. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1864)
"The water between is by this time like a shining pond, and the shipwrecked ones huddle together yet more closely upon their island. ..."
5. Contributions to the Natural History of Alaska: Results of Investigations by Lucien McShan Turner (1886)
"When cautiously approached these birds generally run to the highest part of the rock or bowlder which they are on then huddle together before taking flight ..."
6. Modern Abyssinia by Augustus Blandy Wylde (1901)
"It is not only the human beings that feel the cold, as the animals look miserable as well; they huddle together in flocks, and I have often noticed perhaps ..."
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