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A Clowder of Cats

clowder Audio Pronunciation
\KLOU-der\
noun
1. a group or cluster of cats.
Quotes
"That's a fine clowder of cats you have, Aunt Alex," I told the old dowager one day when I was bringing her some peanut brittle from my mother.
-- Noel Perrin, "Don't Give Me One Dozen Roses, Give Me a Nosegay," The New Yorker, April 4, 1959
Origin
Clowder comes from the term clodder meaning "clotted mass." It entered English in the late 1700s.
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