sundry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sundry Separate; diverse. "Every church almost had the Bible of a sundry translation."
    • Sundry Several; divers; more than one or two; various. "Sundry wines.""Sundry weighty reasons.""With many a sound of sundry melody.""Sundry foes the rural realm surround."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sundry Separate; distinct; diverse.
    • sundry Individual; one for each.
    • sundry Several; divers; more than one or two; various.
    • sundry To dry, or be dried, by the natural heat of the sun, without artificial heat.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sundry sun′dri separate: more than one or two: several: divers
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Idioms

All and sundry - This idiom is a way of emphasising 'all', like saying 'each and every one'.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. sundry, sondry, AS. syndrig, fr. sundor, asunder. See Sunder (v. t.)

Usage

In literature:

It contained sundry letters and bills, all addressed to William Kershaw.
"The Old Man in the Corner" by Baroness Orczy
Sundry other articles of dress followed, and the good lady began to be nervous.
"The Wits and Beaux of Society" by Grace & Philip Wharton
We were introduced to all and sundry, and began to mix wonderfully well.
"With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia" by John Ward
I lay before you herewith sundry documents on the subject, in which my views are more fully disclosed.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Whenever we ate, he kept a jar of wine near him; and I adopted the practice of bestowing on it sundry loving though stolen embraces.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol VI." by Various
I transmit also sundry documents relating thereto that I think proper should be laid before the Senate.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
She found, after sundry writhings, the right way, and drifted off to sleep long before she expected to.
"The Happy Venture" by Edith Ballinger Price
Out of a swathing of tissue paper her hands bared sundry small articles.
"Big Timber" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Invitations from one dug-out to another for sundry meals were beginning to circulate.
"Bullets & Billets" by Bruce Bairnsfather
When he rose up the next morning he experienced a consciousness of power that reminded him of sundry tales of Samson.
"The Booming of Acre Hill" by John Kendrick Bangs
A SKETCH FROM SUNDRY NOVELS.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 12, Issue 331, September 13, 1828" by Various
No one, not even Dain, was aware of its intricacies; Dain knew a lot, Leonora a little, and sundry other persons odd fragments.
"Leonora" by Arnold Bennett
Sundry poems on husbandry, housewifery, and the like, by Thomas Tusser; but as the tract is mutilated up to cap.
"Notes & Queries, No. 25. Saturday, April 20, 1850" by Various
He also provided for the imposition of heavy penalties upon all and sundry who dared to disobey.
"The Siege of Kimberley" by T. Phelan
There were, however, sundry warnings out-of-doors which foretold tempest.
"The Doctor's Dilemma" by Hesba Stretton
From accounts preserved of the sums expended at sundry public feasts at Coventry (Anno 1452 to 1464) we find that 2s.
"Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham" by Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
There were drawers in this table containing sundry conveniences.
"Mary Erskine" by Jacob Abbott
Sundry cosmopolitan dressmakers had contributed to the rich confusion.
"The Lion's Share" by E. Arnold Bennett
She'll be invaluable in proclaiming the merits of Gorla's performance to all and sundry; that's why I invited her.
"When William Came" by Saki
Sundry of the Unitarian clergy, under the lead of Rev.
"William Lloyd Garrison" by Archibald H. Grimke
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In poetry:

"Long time thro' sundry foreign lands
We slowly pace along;
At length, within a forest wild,
I fell in labour strong:
"Valentine and Ursine" by Anonymous British
As the rich cloud by due degrees expands,
And show'rs down plenty thick on sundry lands,
Thy spreading worth in various bounty fell,
Made genius flourish, and made art excel.
"An Epistle Of The Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole" by Richard Savage
These but a part — for sundry more than these,
E'en in these wilds, a passing pluck invite:
Nor will I labour here, of blossom'd trees
Or lowlier shrubs, a student's list to write.
"The Rose Of The Wilderness (Gathered In Crossing A Portage On The River Winnipeg)" by George Jehoshaphat Mountain
Henry's pelt was put on sundry walls
where it did much resemble Henry and
them persons was delighted.
Especially his long & glowing tail
by all them was admired, and visitors.
They whistled: This is it!
"Dream Song 16: Henry's pelt was put on sundry walls" by John Berryman
Helie harlots on hawtane wise,
Come in with mony sundry guise,
But yet leuch never Mahoun,
While priests come in with bare shaven necks;
Then all the fiends leuch, and made gecks,
Black-Belly and Bawsy Brown.
"The Dance Of The Seven Deadly Sins" by William Dunbar
Although by outward looks, some deeme me void of thought
Lookes are no certayne bookes, but beare false titles oft.
For sundry times I iest, when ioy (alas) is small,
And laugh amongst the rest, yet haue no lust at all.
"A Dumpe" by Humfrey Gifford

In news:

The arsenal of pots, pans, and kitchen sundries available here is polished to a shine.
People have done without bacon before, for sundry reasons.
1/2 c (or 6 oz) sundried tomatoes.
Constant chatter aside, don't hold your breath waiting for Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) to dispose of its sundry entertainment assets.
Pinenuts and sundried tomatoes add interest to avocados, served with Mediterranean dressing .
The Queen Of Comic-Con, Felicia Day, Talks Games, Tech And Geek And Sundry.
But that's just part of why we love Felicia Day, the sharp and sexy creative force behind 'The Guild' and the recently launched Geek & Sundry YouTube Channel.
Felicia Day launches nerd-friendly Geek & Sundry Web channel.
Felicia Day, The Guild Release 'I'm the One That's Cool' Music Video on Geek and Sundry YouTube Channel (Video).
Introducing Felicia Day's 'Geek & Sundry' YouTube Channel (and Music Video 'I'm the One That's Cool').
Ahead of its April 2 launch, the DIY queen tells THR why she opted to launch Geek & Sundry and what serving as a pseudo network boss entails.
Felicia Day Launches Geek & Sundry YouTube Channel.
Hollywood actress and well-known gamer Felicia Day used WonderCon 2012 in Anaheim to announce her new YouTube channel, Geek & Sundry, which launches April 2nd.
Newberry EGS, a joint venture of Davenport Newberry and AltaRock Energy, announced Wednesday that the Newberry Enhanced Geothermal Systems Demonstration has obtained a "sundry notice" approval from the Bureau of Land Management.
1/2 package of sundried tomatoes, diced.
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In science:

Cohen, Artin’s braid groups, classical homotopy theory and sundry other curiosities, Contemp.
Closed string field theory, strong homotopy Lie algebras and the operad actions of moduli space
In this note we collect sundry results related to the capability of finite p-groups of class two and prime exponent, using the approach introduced in .
Some results on capable groups of prime exponent and class two
K,S ), and prove that Γgeo K,S has sundry properties that will be used in the proof of the Theorem 1.2.
Cohomology of Standard Modules on Partial Flag Varieties
Furthermore, we provided evaluations of it for a small set of sundry interesting links, in particular for the (prime) knots 942 and 1048 , these two being infamous as the first chiral knots whose chirality is undetected by the HOMFLY invariant.
Automatic Evaluation of the Links-Gould Invariant for all Prime Knots of up to 10 Crossings
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