Definition of great and small in English:

great and small

Of all sizes, classes, or types: all creatures great and small
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  • The government-run Nature Reserve is not just about looking after the orang-utans, however - it is about preserving an entire wildlife habitat, ensuring that all species great and small within the resort are protected.
  • Rugby is a team sport, but one which has been said to be the most ‘democratic'. That is, all creatures great and small can play the game.
  • Available and affordable to all people, great and small, this half-moon of golden flaky pastry filled with spicy ground beef is the kind of food upon which admirable societies are based.
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