all the thousand and one things

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1a. Thousands of Romans who might have earned a living by making shoes, clothes, furniture, jewellery, and all the thousand and one things used by the well-to-do Romans had fewer opportunities to do so because these things were made within the households of the rich by their slaves. (Korea high school English book)

Since "a thousand and one" means "very many", I think "a thousand and one" and "all the things" are mixed in the blue. Am I right?

Thank you as always~.
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