repertory

Part of speech: noun

A repository; collection.

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Usage examples "repertory":

  1. Heretofore I had not realized that these whistled notes were so strictly a song, and as such set apart from all the rest of the chickadee's repertory of sweet sounds; and I was delighted to find my tiny pet recognizing thus unmistakably the difference between prose and poetry. - "Birds in the Bush", Bradford Torrey.
  2. The people able to do anything at all were not many, and when their repertory of songs learnt by ear was exhausted, there was nothing new forthcoming. - "Change in the Village", (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt.
  3. She had a choice little repertory of old songs and ballads, that she could produce without hesitation from memory,-" My mother bids me bind my hair," or " Bid your faithful Ariel fly," and such- like old songs, in which there is more melody than in a hundred new ones, and which she sang in a simple, artless fashion that pleased the elder people greatly. - "Not Like Other Girls", Rosa N. Carey.