New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: thong · throne · through · prong · sarong · strong · throat · throb · throbbing · throes
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throng

especially literary
1 noun large crowdslua masc4  c m uplód masc1  c m upulcadh mascI heard cheers from the assembled throng chuala mé na gártha ón slua a bhí bailithea throng of people bró daoine, slua daoine 2 verb fill (place) TRANSITIVEplódaigh verb  c m upulc verb  c m ucrowds thronged the streets bhí na sluaite ar na sráideanna, bhí na sráideanna pulcthathe town is thronged with visitors tá an baile plódaithe le cuairteoirí
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3 verb be crowded INTRANSITIVEbheith plódaithe  c m ubheith pulcthathe hall thronged with spectators bhí an halla ag cur thar maoil le lucht féachana 4 verb move as crowd INTRANSITIVEcruinnigh ina sluaitebailigh ina sluaiteplódaigh verb  c m uthousands thronged into the city chruinnigh na sluaite isteach sa chathairpeople throng to hear him bailíonn daoine ina sluaite lena chloisteáil, cruinníonn na sluaite daoine lena chluinstin