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et hoc genus omne

[et hohk ge-noo s ohm-ne; English et hok jee-nuh s om-nee] /ɛt ˈhoʊk ˈgɛ nʊs ˈoʊm nɛ; English ɛt ˈhɒk ˈdʒi nəs ˈɒm ni/
Latin.
1.
and all this (or that) sort of thing.
Also, et id genus omne
[et id ge-noo s ohm-ne; English et id jee-nuh s om-nee] /ɛt ˈɪd ˈgɛ nʊs ˈoʊm nɛ; English ɛt ˈɪd ˈdʒi nəs ˈɒm ni/ (Show IPA)
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  • As for cross-country running, paper chases, et hoc genus omne, Acton refused to have anything to do with them.

    Acton's Feud Frederick Swainson
  • I am happy in Capua, and the thought of once more engaging with Goats and Gibsons et hoc genus omne makes me sick.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • All effervescing liquors are objectionable; therefore eschew champagne, Moselle, bottled ale and stout, et hoc genus omne.

    Advice to Singers

    Frederick James Crowest
  • Sullivan arrived on the night before the encounter and with him came a crowd of shoulder-hitters, pick-pockets, et hoc genus omne.

  • If Messieurs Grfe et hoc genus omne had turned out right, I should long ago have been blind.

    Friedrich Nietzsche Georg Brandes
  • It is needless to say that all guide-books, tourist sketches, et hoc genus omne, have adopted it.

    Basque Legends Wentworth Webster
  • Now she rushes into a large oil picture—perhaps a portrait of her brother in riding costume, et hoc genus omne.

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