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such and such

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adjective
definite or particular, but not named or specified: They turned out to be such and such kind of people.
noun
something or someone not specified: if such and such should happen.
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Origin of such and such

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

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such and such

Not specified, unnamed and undetermined, as in They agreed to meet at such and such a time and place. [Mid-1500s]

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