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 for In gross
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gross \Gross\, n. [F. gros (in sense 1), grosse (in sense 2).
     See Gross, a.]
     1. The main body; the chief part, bulk, or mass. "The gross
        of the enemy." --Addison.
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              For the gross of the people, they are considered as
              a mere herd of cattle.                --Burke.
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     2. sing. & pl. The number of twelve dozen; twelve times
        twelve; as, a gross of bottles; ten gross of pens.
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     Advowson in gross (Law), an advowson belonging to a person,
        and not to a manor.
  
     A great gross, twelve gross; one hundred and forty-four
        dozen.
  
     By the gross, by the quantity; at wholesale.
  
     Common in gross. (Law) See under Common, n.
  
     In the gross, In gross, in the bulk, or the undivided
        whole; all parts taken together.
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From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  IN GROSS. At large; not appurtenant or appendant, but annexed to a man's 
  person: e.g. Common granted to a man and his heirs by deed, is common in 
  gross; or common in gross may be claimed by prescriptive right. 2 Bl. Com. 
  34. 
  
  

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