Bigness



the fact or condition of being large in size, extent, amount, etc.
Chiefly New England, size1 .
Contemporary Examples

5 Ways to Fix Book Publishing Anis Shivani July 11, 2013
5 Ways to Fix Book Publishing Anis Shivani July 11, 2013
Break Up the Banks? Megan McArdle February 10, 2013
Supersize Me, Your Honor: Liebeck v. McDonald’s and Our Era of Ambition James Poulos October 20, 2013
Supersize Me, Your Honor: Liebeck v. McDonald’s and Our Era of Ambition James Poulos October 20, 2013

Historical Examples

Notes on Life and Letters Joseph Conrad
The Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said Padraic Colum
The World’s Greatest Books, Volume 19 Various
Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
The Raid on the Termites Paul Ernst

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