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Bulk

Pronunciation: bŭlk
n.1.Magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship of great bulk.
Against these forces there were prepared near one hundred ships; not so great of bulk indeed, but of a more nimble motion, and more serviceable.
- Bacon.
2.The main mass or body; the largest or principal portion; the majority; as, the bulk of a debt.
The bulk of the people must labor, Burke told them, "to obtain what by labor can be obtained."
- J. Morley.
3.(Naut.) The cargo of a vessel when stowed.
4.The body.
My liver leaped within my bulk.
- Turbervile.
Barrel bulk
See under Barrel.
To break bulk
(Naut.) to begin to unload or more the cargo.
In bulk
in a mass; loose; not inclosed in separate packages or divided into separate parts; in such shape that any desired quantity may be taken or sold.
Laden in bulk
having the cargo loose in the hold or not inclosed in boxes, bales, or casks.
Sale by bulk
a sale of goods as they are, without weight or measure.
v. i.1.To appear or seem to be, as to bulk or extent; to swell.
[imp. & p. p. Bulked ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bulking.]
The fame of Warburton possibly bulked larger for the moment.
- Leslie Stephen.
n.1.A projecting part of a building.
Here, stand behind this bulk.
- Shak.
Noun1.bulk - the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part; "the majority of his customers prefer it"; "the bulk of the work is finished"
Synonyms: majority
2.bulk - the property of something that is great in magnitude; "it is cheaper to buy it in bulk"; "he received a mass of correspondence"; "the volume of exports"
Synonyms: volume, mass
3.bulk - the property possessed by a large mass
Verb1.bulk - stick out or up; "The parcel bulked in the sack"
2.bulk - cause to bulge or swell outwards
Synonyms: bulge

BULK, contracts. Said to be merchandise which is neither counted) weighed, nor measured.
     2. A sale by bulk, is a sale of a quantity of goods,, such as they are, without measuring, counting, or weighing. Civ. Code of Louis. a. 3522, n. 6. BULL, eccles. law. A letter from the pope of Rome, written on parchment, to which is attached a leaden seal, impressed with the images of Saint Peter and Saint Paul.
     2. There are three kinds of apostolical rescripts, the brief, the signature, and the bull, which last is most commonly used in legal matters. Bulls may be compared to the edicts and letters-patent of secular princes: when the bull grants a favor, the seal is attached by means of silken strings; and when to direct execution to be performed, with flax cords. Bulls are written in Latin, in a round and Gothic hand. Ayl. Par. 132; Ayl. Pand. 21; Mer. Rep. h. t.

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