Also, and so on. And more of the same, also, and others. For example, At the mall, we shopped, had lunch, shopped some more, and so forth, or She planned to buy an entire outfit in blue—dress, shoes, hat, and so on. The first term dates from the late 1500s, the variant from the early 1700s. Also see and the like.
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How to use and so forth in a sentence
So you followed at break-neck speed to rescue the timorous, the despairing, and-so-forth?Overland Red | Henry Herbert Knibbs
Cranes, storks and herons always eat frogs, mice and-so-forth.Sammie and Susie Littletail | Howard R. Garis
I never ate any and-so-forth, but I imagine it must be very nice.Sammie and Susie Littletail | Howard R. Garis
And in return for all this kindness, what do Messrs. Boult and-so-forth want?The Humbugs of the World | P. T. Barnum