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wolf pack

n.
A group of people or machines that aggressively pursue something, especially a group of submarines that attack a single vessel or a convoy.
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wolf′ pack`


n.
a group of submarines operating as a unit to detect and destroy enemy convoys.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wolf pack - a group of submarines operating together in attacking enemy convoys
fleet - a group of warships organized as a tactical unit
2.wolf pack - a group of wolves hunting together
pack - a group of hunting animals
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Translations

wolf pack

nRudel ntWölfe; (of submarines)Geschwader nt
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References in classic literature ?
You will remember that Mowgli spent a great part of his life in the Seeonee Wolf-Pack, learning the Law from Baloo, the Brown Bear; and it was Baloo who told him, when the boy grew impatient at the constant orders, that the Law was like the Giant Creeper, because it dropped across every one's back and no one could escape.
And the plan that he sketched out for her capture, clever and well-meaning as it was, drew its ethics from the wolf-pack.
Wolf-pack activism has surged in the past three years.