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WHOLESALE. To sell by wholesale, is to sell by large parcels, generally in original packages, and not by retail. (q.v.)

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Bhaer smiled, as he glanced from the pickle factory on one side to the wholesale hide and leather concern on the other, but her only said politely, "You haf no umbrella.
Here's a gen'lm'n behind me, I'll pound it,' said William, 'as has bred 'em by wholesale.
Tell them of cruel scourgings, of mutilations and brandings, of scenes of pollution and blood, of the banishment of all light and knowl- edge, and they affect to be greatly indignant at such enormous exaggerations, such wholesale misstate- ments, such abominable libels on the character of the southern planters
After reflecting upon the matter for some time he decided to lay it out on glasses, bottles, and things of that sort, which he would buy from a wholesale merchant.
For one hour this wholesale massacre continued, from which the cachalots could not escape.
were showered on the three young men with overwhelming force; and, from her well-stored arsenal issued glances, kindly recognitions, and a thousand other little charming attentions which were intended to strike at long range the gentlemen who formed the escort, the townspeople, the officers of the different cities she passed through, pages, populace, and servants; it was wholesale slaughter, a general devastation.
Yet I was never a consenting party to wholesale murder, whatever else I was.
Look what Stanley said the other day--that the House had been tinkering long enough at small questions of bribery, inquiring whether this or that voter has had a guinea when everybody knows that the seats have been sold wholesale.
The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in August 2016, including Jaguar Land Rover, were at 86,288 nos.
New Delhi, June 17 -- The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in May 2013, including Jaguar Land Rover, were 81,783 nos.
Prior to joining WLO, DePriest was regional vice president with First Magnus, during which time he created three wholesales offices in Kansas, Missouri and Illinois.
The Tata Motors Group global wholesales in July 2016, including Jaguar Land Rover, were at 88,159 nos.