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1. A densely packed group or crowd, as of people or animals.
2. Football A brief gathering of a team's players behind the line of scrimmage to receive instructions for the next play.
3. A small private conference or meeting.
v. hud·dled, hud·dling, hud·dles
1. To crowd together, as from cold or fear.
2. To draw or curl one's limbs close to one's body: huddled under the blanket while watching television.
3. Football To gather in a huddle.
4. Informal To gather together for conference or consultation: During the crisis, the president's national security advisers huddled.
1. To cause to crowd together.
2. To draw (oneself) together in a crouch.
3. Chiefly British To arrange, do, or make hastily or carelessly.
[From huddle, to crowd together, possibly from Low German hudeln; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||huddler - a member of a huddle|
huddle - a disorganized and densely packed crowd; "a huddle of frightened women"
|2.||huddler - a person who crouches; "low huddlers against the wind"|
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