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mixed company

noun

a group of people in which there are males and females

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  • "This would be truly a vain wish, dear Nanny, in the mixed company of a ship," she said.

    Homeward Bound James Fenimore Cooper
  • If you are in a mixed company, cultivate the dictum of "give and take."

  • "Think nothing of the mixed company, Captain Sawtelle," Sandra said.

    Masters of Space Edward Elmer Smith
  • Nobody did speak of it either—not in a mixed company anyhow.

    Cobb's Bill-of-Fare Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  • I dined with the Secretary to-day, with mixed company; I don't love it.

    The Journal to Stella Jonathan Swift
  • Be especially careful, in a mixed company, whom you satirize.

  • There is no need of describing the next half-hour's doings of that mixed company.

    The Barrier

    Allen French
  • I had him at lunch, with a mixed company of home and foreign notabilities.

    Letters to His Children Theodore Roosevelt
  • It was an all-night ride, with a mixed company of soldiers and civilians.

    The Boys of '61 Charles Carleton Coffin.

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