throng (v.) Old form(s): throng'd
crush, overwhelm
Luc.1417[of people in a painting of Troy] Here one being thronged bears back [i.e. pressed by crowds]
Per I.i.102[Pericles to Antiochus] the earth is thronged / By man's oppression
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