Definition of by the gross in English:

by the gross

In large numbers or amounts: on D-Day men drowned by the gross
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  • Before you start buying chicken breasts by the gross, here are a few things to consider about eating extra protein.
  • Still, unrequited love is on sale cheap, by the gross.
  • In 1982 I dare say I bought packets of chemical slug pellets by the gross.
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