In Dahomey and Ashanti war captives used to be sold "en bloc" to white traders at so much per capita.
I took the spool from my pocket and began to develop them en bloc.
Jacques: He brings the whole to a grand total to find out with what sum, en bloc, he is to debit each letter-carrier.
Servia is to take it or leave it en bloc by to-morrow night?
You prefer that I should drag out a statement piecemeal rather than receive it en bloc?
“It would take a large sum to do that—to buy them en bloc,” I observed.
I do not aver that the bankers, gentry, merchants, and people of New York State en bloc are corrupt.
Can true converts be made to order by constraint, motives of self-interest, or by baptizing them en bloc?
The solid South he left unbroken; he just brought it over to Eric en bloc.
But the chief idea I had was that by this manuvre I would be able to introduce myself to Jijona en bloc.
French, literally "in a block."