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adjectiveEnglish Regional, Northern, Scottish, Midlands
Of every kind or sort; every kind of, all kinds of.
Old English; earliest use found in Aelfric's Colloquy. In some forms from all + kin. In some forms from the genitive of all + the genitive of kin. In some forms from all + the genitive of kin.
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