sundry

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sundry \Sun"dry\, adjective [OE. sundry, sondry, AS. syndrig, fr. sundor asunder. See {Sunder}, verb (used with an object)]

1. Several; divers; more than one or two; various. "Sundry wines." --Chaucer. "Sundry weighty reasons." --Shak.

With many a sound of sundry melody. --Chaucer.

Sundry foes the rural realm surround. --Dryden.

2. Separate; diverse. [Obs.]

Every church almost had the Bible of a sundry translation. --Coleridge.

{All and sundry}, all collectively, and each separately.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sundry

adjective

1: 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 [syn: {assorted}, {miscellaneous}, {mixed}, {motley}, {sundry(a)}]


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