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Definition various; or of various kinds
  • We sell many and sundry items.
  • Power in the city is divided amongst the mayor, city council, and sundry city commissions.
  • To reach the courtroom, on the second floor, one passed sundry sunless county cubbyholes: the tax assessor, the tax collector, the county clerk, the county solicitor, the circuit clerk, the judge of probate lived in cool dim hutches that smelled of decaying record books mingled with old damp cement and stale urine.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • sundry = various
  • He hath a heavenly gift of prophecy;
    And sundry blessings hang about his throne,
    That speak him full of grace.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • sundry = various
  • Masking the business from the common eye
    For sundry weighty reasons.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • When I shall tread upon the tyrant's head,
    Or wear it on my sword, yet my poor country
    Shall have more vices than it had before;
    More suffer, and more sundry ways than ever,
    By him that shall succeed.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • Ian was laughing at me because I could hardly hold still as we loaded the clothes and sundries we would need into the van.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Strange things walked through Shadow and presented themselves, with violence, to all and sundry.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Nine Princes in Amber
  • Is it true that on sundry occasions during the summer you have entered her house and visited with her?
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • The chapters of Ovid's Metamorphoses swarm with nymphs beset by gods in sundry masquerades: Jove as a bull, a swan, a shower of gold.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • The regulations permit civilians to deliver food and sundry provisions.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • Milady had him one day turned out of doors, with sundry blows of a good stick to accelerate his motions.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The heaven-born messenger of bliss spat upon the floor, to express his contempt for all and sundry ARISTOS, who chose to haunt the "Chat Gris."
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • By George!' said Mr. Bounderby, with sundry menacing nods and shakes of his head.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • Into this twilight apartment sundry nimble hands keep coiling away the long blanket-piece as if it were a great live mass of plaited serpents.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Cosmetics, Potions, Poisons & Sundries — 4.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Gilwood Hunter, called Young Lord Hunter by all and sundry, Lord of Longbow Hall.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows
  • Helen tried that, only to lose the trail and to get sundry knocks from trees and branches.
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
  • Somebody else ran to Dick's Fresh Food and Sundries to call the ambulance.
    Toni Morrison  --  Sula
  • I had ninety pounds a year (exclusive of my house-rent and sundry collateral matters) from my aunt.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield

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