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British Dictionary definitions for all-sorts

all-sorts

pl n
  1. a mixture, esp a mixture of liquorice sweets
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Historical Examples

  • Of course he had been sent to live at the "men's hut" amongst the all-sorts that at shearing season crowd that unsavoury abode.

    Thirty Years in Australia

    Ada Cambridge

  • "Quite a bundle of all-sorts on the opposite counter there," I said to the woman, as I paid her for the candles.

    The Queen of Hearts

    Wilkie Collins

  • He found the bar-room crowded, but not with the usual Regatta Night throng of all-sorts.

    News from the Duchy

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • We've got six or eight all-sorts, some awake and some asleep, but I suppose we shall have to let 'em go again.