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EtymologyEdit

From Old English syndriġ (separate, single; sundry, various, distinct; special, private, peculiar, exceptional, particular; characteristic; (distributive) one each), from sundor (asunder, apart, separately”).

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sondry

  1. sundry, various
    • late 14th c. Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales. General Prologue: 13-14.
      And palmeres for to seken straunge strondes
      To ferne halwes, kowthe in sondry londes;
      And palmers to go seeking out strange strands,
      To distant shrines well known in sundry lands.

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