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Examples (polar extremes)

heaven and earth (the universe)
high and low (everywhere)


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Examples (list of parts)

lock, stock, and barrell (the whole gun)
signed, sealed, and delivered (the whole process of communicating)


merism (countable and uncountable, plural merisms)

  1. (literature, rhetoric) Referring to something by its polar extremes, as in "we searched high and low".
  2. (literature, rhetoric) Referring to something by a list of its parts.