- sundry things or items, especially small, miscellaneous items of little value.Compare notion(def 6).
Origin of sundries
First recorded in 1805–15; noun plural use of sundry
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Examples from the Web for sundries
Each member is allowed to draw for mileage, per diem, and ‘sundries.’The Clansman
Besides, this is to cover all the sundries you cannot charge as household expenses.Heartsease
Charlotte M. Yonge
In addition to this, she must have 600 quarterly for sundries not to be accounted for.The Birth of the Nation
Mrs. Roger A. Pryor
It consisted of some fifty animals laden with medicines, musk, and sundries.Three Years in Western China
The total to my own bag was 674 brace of grouse, and 48½ brace of sundries.Twenty-Six Years Reminiscences of Scotch Grouse Moors
William Alexander Adams
Word Origin and History for sundries
1755, plural of sundry (adj.) used as a noun.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper