mob

Part of speech: verb

To assail, as by a mob.

Part of speech: noun

A rude, lawless crowd.

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Usage examples "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", Stanley J. Weyman.
  2. Never saw such a mob. - "Gold Seekers of '49", 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", Carter Goodloe.