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  • n. Something of the kind, whatever (used to terminate a vague list).

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Examples

  • And the Castle is girt about with trees and fruits and rills, and the water running around it is sweeter than honey and colder than snow: none who is afflicted with leprosy or elephantiasis40 or what not else drinketh thereof but he is healed forthright.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • If I were looking out for an example in order to show what not to do, I should take the specimen of an ordinary bed in a private house: a wooden bedstead, two or even three mattresses piled up to above the height of a table; a vallance attached to the frame – nothing but a miracle could ever thoroughly dry or air such a bed and bedding.

    Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not

  • But women, O my lady, are not all equal and alike and thou knowest that, if woman have a mind to aught, whether it be the Hammam or what not else, none hath power over her to guard her or keep her chaste or debar her from her desire; for she will do whatso she willeth and naught restraineth her but her reason and her religion.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Nazarenes and what not else; and each marrieth in accordance with the ordinances of his creed; but those of us who marry are mostly

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • O Hubub, so do that I come to enjoy her, and thou shalt have of me what thou wilt of wealth and what not else.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The instant this letter reacheth thee, set apart for us a saloon completely equipped with furniture and vessels and negro-slaves and slave-girls and what not else is needful for our residence and seemly, and take the bearer of the missive and carry him to the bath.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He replied, “O my lady, never lacked love-liesse between folk319; so cut thou not off from me hope of this and whatsoever thou seekest of me of money and raiment and ornaments and what not else, I will give thee.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • China and the lands of Máwarannahr beyond the Oxus and other regions of the barbarians and what not else.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He would listen politely to Stemple's endless coaching on the things of this world—what to do, what to say, what not to say—but there was no spark to him.

    Ishmael

  • And see, old Paddy Ross, he's sitting around, and he's telling us what to do and what not to do.

    Oral History Interview with Carlee Drye, April 2, 1980. Interview H-0005. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

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