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Various; miscellaneous: a purse containing sundry items.
[Middle English sundri, from Old English syndrig, separate.]
several or various; miscellaneous
all and sundry all the various people, individually and collectively
n, pl -dries
1. (plural) miscellaneous unspecified items
2. cricket also called: extra Austral a run not scored from the bat, such as a wide, no-ball, bye, or leg bye
[Old English syndrig separate; related to Old High German suntarīg; see sunder, -y1]
1. various or diverse.pron.
2. all and sundry, everybody, collectively and individually: gave free samples to all and sundry.Idiom.
[before 900; Old English syndrig separate, derivative (with -ig -y1) of sundor apart, separately, c. Old High German suntar, Old Norse sundr, Gothic sundro; compare sunder]
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|Adj.||1.||sundry - consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds; "an arrangement of assorted spring flowers"; "assorted sizes"; "miscellaneous accessories"; "a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music"; "a motley crew"; "sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards|
1. Consisting of a number of different kinds:
assorted, divers, diverse, diversified, heterogeneous, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, multifarious, multiform, varied, variegated, various.