Dictionary of Collectives
A collective noun is a descriptor for a group of entities of one kind, such as a herd of cows or a flock of birds. More interesting are a gaggle of geese or a murder of crows. This searchable dictionary contains most of the special collectives used in English. Use the Contact Page to advise of corrections, or forms we have missed.
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Results for H :
Hares down, husk, mute
Hawks aerie, cast, kettle (flying in numbers), boil (two or more spiraling)
Herons hedge, sedge, siege
Herring army, shoal
Hogs drift, drove, herd, passel, parcel, team
Horses herd, harras, stable, remuda, team, troop, rag (for colts); stud or string (when breeding)
Hounds cry, mute, pack, kennel
Housecats clowder, cluster, dout, nuisance
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