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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Assortment


ASSORT'MENT, noun

1. The act of distributing into sorts, kinds of classes, or of selecting and suiting things.

2. A mass or quantity distributed into kinds or sorts; or a number of things assorted.

3. A number of things of the same kind, varied in size, color, quality, price, form, or the like, to suit the market, the wants of people, or various purposes; as an assortment of thread, of silks, of calicoes, etc.

An assortment of paintings.

4. A variety of sorts or kinds adapted to various wants, demands or purposes; as an assortment of goods.