All comers


Also found in: Idioms.
all who come, or offer, to take part in a matter, especially in a contest or controversy.
- Bp. Stillingfleet.

See also: Comer

References in classic literature ?
Now we will proclaim a general amnesty, as did King Harry himself, and say that the field is open and unmolested to all comers.
In one place cooks were toiling to roast huge oxen, and fat sheep; in another, hogsheads of ale were set abroach, to be drained at the freedom of all comers.
He found that if he sat with the main door open he would enjoy the passing society of all comers to and fro by the gateway, and would have light enough.

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