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mixed company

noun

a group of people in which there are males and females

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  • It is possible that the fear of exhibiting unusual information in a mixed company may be a survival of primitive conditions.

    The Gentle Reader Samuel McChord Crothers
  • Nobody did speak of it either—not in a mixed company anyhow.

    Cobb's Bill-of-Fare Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  • This mixed company I divided, however, into two classes only; the devout and the profane, viz.

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

    Homeward Bound James Fenimore Cooper
  • He was small, meagre-looking, and mild in manner, but was probably the most stubborn-brained of all that mixed company.

    A Voyage to Arcturus David Lindsay
  • If you are in a mixed company, cultivate the dictum of "give and take."

  • And he boasted in his cups and before a mixed company how "me and my General we are a biting of the burghers."

  • Be especially careful, in a mixed company, whom you satirize.

  • It was thought to take a profound hold upon life, because it was a book that could not be read aloud in a mixed company.

    A Little Journey in the World Charles Dudley Warner

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