throng

THRONG, n.

1. A crowd; a multitude of persons or of living beings pressing or pressed into a close body or assemblage; as a throng of people at a play-house.

2. A great multitude; as the heavenly throng.

THRONG, v.i. To crowd together; to press into a close body, as a multitude of persons; to come in multitudes.

I have seen

The dumb men throng to see him.

THRONG, v.t. To crowd or press, as persons; to oppress or annoy with a crowd of living beings.

Much people followed him, and thronged him. Mark 5.