Origin of general-purpose
Examples from the Web for general-purpose
Some of it was just general-purpose paranoia, designed to trick money out of the pockets of the fearful and gullible.
This general-purpose lamp, as a matter of fact, was mostly made use of by Higgs.Queen Sheba's Ring|H. Rider Haggard
I must candidly say that I dont believe a word of their efficacy for general-purpose riding.Riding for Ladies|Mrs. Power O'Donoghue
They are far less popular in America, even as meat-producers, than the general-purpose breeds.Agriculture for Beginners|Charles William Burkett