Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of bulk.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bulk.

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Examples

  • So that, I think, when we talk of division of bodies in infinitum, our idea of their distinct bulks, which is the subject and foundation of division, comes, after a little progression, to be confounded, and almost lost in obscurity.

    An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • Independent, while there were 4,813 subscription sales, 47,233 distributed as so-called "bulks" or at a cheaper rate to gyms and hotels, with foreign sales accounting for 39,287.

    Lebedev Says Deal for U.K. Independent to Close Soon

  • In a short time he had arranged a door from the chamber above "Marse Hesden's room," and the task of nursing the stricken man back to life and such health as he might thereafter have, was carried on by the faithful band of watchers in the dim light of the old attic and amid the spicy odor of the "bulks" of tobacco, which was stored there awaiting a favorable market.

    Bricks without Straw A Novel

  • Joe, you seem to be dealing in "bulks," now; the "bulk" of the farmers and U.S. S.nators are "honest."

    Complete Letters of Mark Twain

  • For years newspapers have been giving their paper editions away for free - on airlines and in other high-traffic locations - on the basis that these "bulks" will increase circulation figures and will in turn drive more advertising.

    Original Signal - The best of Web 2.0

  • February ABCs: Quality papers rely the most on 'bulks'

    Press Gazette Latest News

  • Hesden's room, "and the task of nursing the stricken man back to life and such health as he might thereafter have, was carried on by the faithful band of watchers in the dim light of the old attic and amid the spicy odor of the" bulks "of tobacco, which was stored there awaiting a favorable market.

    Bricks Without Straw

  • I could see the great bulks of Coad, Pennock and Elk mountains to the northeast, and farther east my beloved Medicine Bow range, and to the southwest the Sierra Madre, called the “Shining Ones” by the Utes who once lived in them.

    Bird Cloud

  • As, in his puppyhood, the looming bulks of the tepees, man-reared, had affected him as manifestations of power, so was he affected now by the houses and the huge fort all of massive logs.

    The Enemy of His Kind

  • Shadows, and looming bulks of things, and unintelligible associations fluttered and whirled about, and she strove vainly with her consciousness to grasp and hold them.

    LI-WAN, THE FAIR

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