What does the word mob mean?

Usage examples for mob

  1. The priest- for a priest it was, Father Pezelay, the same who had addressed the mob- held up a warning hand. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. Never saw such a mob. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  3. But it is impossible for the plunging horses to move, so dense is the mob and so threatening its attitude. – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe