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After council I went to work to assort the articles to be sold, etc.

"Coming," said Phyllis simply; and went in to assort her babies.

It is better to have each card different, and to assort the flags, so that every card may contain some not very generally known.

Assort′edness; Assort′ment, act of assorting: a quantity or number of things assorted: variety.

It is customary to assort the currency of from one to four groups by banks each day.

Obviously the artist may assort any two or more of these varieties in the same picture.

It could assort and apply the information that the state, at great expense, accumulates through its various separate agencies.

No more need of our daily Committee and their pleasant aids, to unpack and assort supplies for our sick and wounded.

But I was to have neither time to gather my wits nor quiet to assort my emotions: for the full issue of that night was not yet.

Still, it is difficult always to assort your company to your satisfaction and theirs.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "to distribute into groups," from Middle French assortir (15c.), from Old French assorter "to assort, match," from a- "to" (see ad-) + sorte "kind" (see sort). Related: Assorted; assorting.

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